St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason goes up for a dunk against Howard photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Week 7 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason goes up for a dunk against Howard photo courtesy of Ben Fulton scaled

St Elizabeths Aidan Tobiason goes up for a dunk against Howard, photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

The Boys basketball season ends on February 21st so there are 15 days left in the regular season.  The teams will make their final push to see if they can qualify for the state tournament at the end of the month.


The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament  saw 6 boys games over the weekend including a big Blue Hen Flight A game between Appoquinimink and Odessa.  The Ducks had a late lead until Riley Buzby hit a 3 pointer with over 20 seconds left.  The Jags defense held the Ducks off the scoreboard in the final seconds to pull off the win..


The Conference leaders heading into the final two weeks of the season.  Middletown leads Blue Hen Flight A conference while Howard Flight B.  Sanford leads the Independent Conference while St Elizabeth’s leads the Diamond State.  Dover leads Henlopen North while Seaford and Lake Forest are tied for the South lead.


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


No. 1 St Elizabeth’s (14-0)(LW No. 1)  The Vikings beat Archmere and Howard last week.  They host DMA on Thursday and travel to Saint Mark’s on Sunday.


No, 2 Dover (12-2)(LW No. 2) The Senators beat Sussex Central last week.  Tuesday they host Sussex Tech on Tuesday and travel to Caesar Rodney on Saturday.


No.3 Middletown (9-3)(LW No. 3)   The Cavs defeated William Penn last week.  They host Odessa on Tuesday, Tri State Christian Academy (MD) on Thursday.  They travel to No. 7 Appoquinimink on Saturday


No.4  Sallies (8-7)(LW No. 4)  The Sals beat Smyrna and No. 6  Sanford.  They host No. 8 Howard on Tuesday, and travel to No. 9 Saint Mark’s on Thursday.


No. 5 Wiliam Penn (8-4)(LW No. 5)   They lost to No. 3 Middletown last week.  They host Newark on Tuesday, and Howard on Saturday.  They travel to Christiana on Thursday.  


No. 6 Sanford (11-4)(LW No. 6) The Warriors beat Howard and lost to No. 4 Sallies.  They host St Andrew’s on Tuesday..


No. 7 Appoquinimink (9-4)(LW Unranked The Jags won both conference games last week.  They host St Georges Tech, Newark on Thursday, and No. 3 Middletown on Saturday.


No. 8 Howard (9-4)(LW Unranked)) The Wildcats lost to No. 1 St Elizabeth’s last week.  They travel to No. 4 Sallies on Tuesday, Mckean on Wednesday, and No. 5 William Penn on Saturday..


No. 9) Saint Mark’s (13-2)(LW Unrank)  The Spatyans beat DMA last week.  They host No. 4 Sallies on Thursday night and No. 1 St Elizabeth’s on Super Bowl Sunday/

No. 10 Seaford  (13-1)(LW No. 7)   Seaford suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday 65-63  to Lake Forest.  They host Woodbridge on Tuesday and host Sussex Academy on Thursday..

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