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 …

Middletown holds on for upset

GlennFrazerHigh Schools, Sports

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 …

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 …

Middletown spoils Spartans home opener

Nick HallidayHeadlines, 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 …

Davis shines as Middletown wins first title since 2012

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, 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 …

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 …

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 …

Big second half lifts Cavaliers

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of MIddletown Football It was a chilly night for playoff football in the first state on Friday as there were quarter final games up and down Delaware. One of the best of the night was a rematch down in Middletown between teams that know each other pretty well, Middletown and Appoquinimink. It was all defense early in this …

Middletown Defense “Shines” in Harvest Bowl

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Middletown football defense celebrates after a big play A much-anticipated battle of the top two ranked teams in the state lived up to it’s billing for three quarters Friday night. The 4th and deciding quarter belonged to the visiting Cavaliers in a 28-14 Harvest Bowl win at Smyrna. Both teams have talented offenses and highly recruited quarterbacks but the defenses …

Middletown holds on to wrench victory away from crosstown rival Appoquinimink, 60-58

Betsy PriceSports

  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 …