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Dover defense stifles Cavaliers

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Dovers Elijah Sessoms goes up to contest a shop by Middletowns Jaden Rogers photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA boys basketball second round matchup between No. 9 seed Dover and No.  Middletown promised to be an exciting game in front of a boisterous sellout crowd, and it was … for two quarters. The Dover defense held host Middletown to just …

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Middletown’s depth key to victory over Woodbridge

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Middletown Boys Basketball photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA State Indoor Track Meet is scheduled for next Saturday (19th), but Friday night in Middletown, the 9th ranked Cavaliers and Woodbridge provided their own brand of “a track sprinting event” in boys basketball. The two teams raced up and down the court playing the 1st half in barely 30 minutes of …

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Salesianum holds off Middletown’s 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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Appo upsets cross town rival Middletown

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Appoquinimink Boys Basketball celebreating after a win, photo by Nick Halliday The 8th ranked Appoquinimink Jaguars led from start to finish in a 57-47 win over district rival and 3rd ranked Middletown Tuesday night in boys basketball. The Cavaliers have now lost two straight since a 6-game winning streak was snapped last week by St. Joe’s Prep. Appo used an …

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Middletown holds on for upset

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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 …

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Middletown cruises to win over Newark

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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 …

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Middletown spoils Spartans home opener

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Jaiden McGhee talks with head coach Azeez Ali Middletown Basketball MILLTOWN —The game got off to a slow start in terms of scoring as defense and turnovers, combined with some shooting woes, was the story in the first quarter. Both teams came out slow but Middletown held a 10-8 lead after the first.  The offenses found their way in the …

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Davis shines as Middletown wins first title since 2012

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Middletown Cavaliers Class 3A Football State Champions photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery   It was a perfect day for Championship Football at Delaware Stadium. The rain held off until the nightcap and that allowed for a great matchup between #1 Smyrna and #2 Middletown in the DIAA Class AAA Final. A rematch of the Harvest Bowl from way back …

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Dover defensive effort keys comeback

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Dover’s Lance Rainford blocks a shot against Middletown Dover –  An early season matchup of two top 5 teams did not disappoint as 4th ranked Dover outlasted #2 Middletown 58-53 in boys basketball Thursday night. The Cavaliers dominated the opening 8:00 minutes, shooting at a torrid pace to take a 24-5 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. Junior …

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Big plays were key in Middletowns semifinal win

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Middletown – The Middletown Cavaliers advanced to their 10th championship game since 2010 with a 33-15 win over long-time rival Salesianum Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd. Big plays were the key for Middletown as all five touchdowns covered 31 yards or more. The game began with the longest play of the night when Zy’Aire Tart took the …