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Salesianum hold off Middletowns late run

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Photo by Nick Halliday MIDDLETOWN — Salesianum’s basketball team watched the losses pile up while battling the likes of Neumann-Goretti, Imhotep Charter and Roman Catholic in the opening weeks of the season. But those days seem further and further away as the Sals move into the heart of the season. Sallies, ranked fifth in the latest Delaware Live top 10, …

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Week 6 boys and girls high school basketball top 10 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

  Boy’s Week 6 Ranking Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking 1 Dover 10-1 2 2 Tower Hill 8-1 5 3 Sanford 6-1 6 4 Howard 8-3 1 5 Sallies 3-6 7 6 Appoquinimink 8-2 8 7 Middletown  7-4 3 8 William Penn 9-2 4 9 Caravel 6-3 NR 10 Smyrna 6-3 10   Girls Week 2 Rankings Ranking Schools …

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Sallies holds off William Penn for third win of the season

Joe Singles High Schools, Sports

Salesianum Boys Basketball team photo by Nick Halliday The William Penn Colonials visited Sallies Saturday night in what was one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the 2021-2022 boys’ basketball season thus far. The Colonials came in with a 9-1 record with their only loss coming to Middletown. Sallies on the other hand started the game with a 2-6 …

Ruppert pin secures victory for Vikings

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen’s Lucas Ruppert (top) looks for a way to turn Cael DiNigris. Ruppert won via pin in 1:54 photo by Dave Frederick   Wilmington – In wrestling sometimes it comes down to the big man doing big man things. Cape Henlopen’s big man Lucas Ruppert did just that as the state’s top ranked 285 pounder securing a pin in 1:54 …

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Sanford upsets No. 1 Howard with stellar defense

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Sanford Boys Basketball celebrate after upsetting #1 Howard, photo by Nick Halliday Sanford earned, perhaps, their first of many signature victories under new head coach Tyrone Perry on Tuesday evening when they defeated #1 Howard 37-29.  The Warriors ‘defended’ their home court quite literally because of their defense, which was suffocating throughout the entire game.   The game was set …

Caravel Academy extends dual meet win streak to 23

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caravel’s Matt Duarte (standing) lifts Salesianum’s Giovanni Samma in their 182 pound match. Duarte won by a pin in 5:13. (Kenny Correll photo) Bear – The anticipated battle between two of the heavyweights on the Delaware wrestling scene got off the rails early as Caravel Academy won 11 of the 14 bouts on their way to a 54-17 victory over Salesianum …

Caravel wrestling wins Delcastle Invitational with 7 champions

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Caravel Wrestling Facebook Wilmington – The two week holiday break followed by a week of cancellations due to a new year’s snow storm didn’t affect the Caravel Academy wrestling team as they started off 2022 winning the 22 team Delcastle Invitational. Caravel, ranked number one in Division II, scored 330.5 points to beat number two ranked Delaware Military …

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Middletown cruises to win over Newark

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

The Middletown Cavaliers used a 12-0 run in the 1st quarter to lead 19-8 and never looked back in a boys basketball win Thursday night at Newark High School.  The Yellowjackets were down 25-12 midway through the 2nd quarter before slicing the Cavs lead to single digits at 25-16 with 2:45 left, but Middletown would push the advantage to 32-19 …