Middletown Boys Basketball celebrates after upseting #1 Seaford photo by Nick Halliday The 8th ranked Middletown Cavaliers dominated top-ranked Seaford for 3 quarters and led by as many as 12 points until the Blue Jays responded in the final quarter to make the game close at the end. Middletown held a 10-point lead with 7:00 to go when the Blue …
Seaford will be the fifth seed in the state tournament, and Smyrna is the 6th seed.
Smyrna will face Seaford for the Henlopen Conference championship at 4 p.m. Saturday at Dover High School.
Coming into this big rivalry matchup the Jaguars had won seven in a row and the Cavaliers four in a row. These two teams met back in late January with the Jaguars earning a tough 50-46 victory over Middletown and outscoring the Cavaliers in both the third and fourth quarters. On Tuesday night the Jaguars were able to do …
The Riders trailed by only three points early in the second quarter, then Smyrna ratcheted up the defense.
Ja’Bree Pitts led the Cavaliers with 12 points and was the only player in the game to score in double figures.
The game had a little bit of everything including displays of good sportsmanship after a few strong fouls by each team.
Dover refused to quit, keeping the game close until the end, when the final shot rimmed out.