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Courtside View – Week 6 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

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Last week saw a bunch of close games that have affected the Delaware Live Rankings for this week,


The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament  starts on Friday night and Saturday and will feature 5 boys games over the 2 days at the Chase Fieldhouse,  The boys games will feature two top 10 match ups on Saturday night Howard vs St Elizabeths and Sanford vs Sallies.


The Blue Hen Flight A conference has been fun to watch this year and the champion might not be decided until the last week of February.  There is a big showdown on Friday as No.3 Middletown host No.5 William Penn.  The Cavs are holding a 20th anniversary of there 2004 State Championship.


Here is the new top 10 for this week voted by our Delaware Live Crew.


No. 1 St Elizabeth’s (12-0)(LW No. 1)  The Vikings beat Newark Charter and Saint Mark’s last week.  They travel to Archmere on Thursday and face No. 10 Howard on Saturday.


No, 2 Dover (11-2)(LW No. 2) The Senators won three conference games last week.  They host No. 9 Sussex Central on Thursday.


No.3 Middletown (6-3)(LW No. 4)   The Cavs defeated Sallies 57-55 as part of their 2-0 week. They travel to Mount Pleasant on Wednesday and host No. 5 William Penn on Friday.


No.4  Sallies (6-7)(LW No. 3)  The Sals lost at Middletown 57-55 in their 11th road game of the season.  They host Smyrna on Thursday and face No. 6 Sanford on Saturday as part of the SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament/ 


No. 5 Wiliam Penn (8-3)(LW No. 5)   They went 4-0 last week after a couple of make-up games.  They travel to No. 3 Middletown on Friday night.


No. 6 Sanford (10-3)(LW No. 6) The Warriors picked up three conference wins last week.  They host No.10 Howard on Thursday and play No. 4 Sallies Saturday night at the Chase Fieldhouse.


No. 7  Seaford  (13-0)(LW No. 10) The B;uejays remained unbeaten after three wins last week including a 65-62 win over No. 8 Lake Forest.  The two teams meet again Saturday at Seaford


No. 8 Lake Forest (11-1)(LW No. 8) The Spartans went 2-1 last week with wins over Sussex Academy and Indian River before the loss to Seaford.  They travel to Milford on Thursday and Seaford on Saturday.


No. 9) Sussex Central (9-3)(LW Unranked)  The Golden Knights have won six in a row including a 54-50 win over then No. 9 Smyrna.  They travel to No. 2 Dover on Thursday night.

No. 10 Howard (9-2)(LW Unranked)   The Wildcats went 2-0 last week with wins over Appoquinimink and AI Dupont,  They travel to No. 6 Sanford on Thursday, you can watch the game on Delaware Live, and face No. 1 St Elizabeth’s on Saturday at the Chase Fieldhouse.

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