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Catholic rivalry games dot the basketball schedule this week

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Last week, like others before it, brought a few weather cancellations, so the games are piling up. This week includes some rivalry games for both the girls and boys, although the girls have a decidedly busier seven days. Read more »

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Ravens girls run past Wilmington Christian as Patterson scores 24

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HOCKESSIN – St. Thomas More’s girls basketball team got off to a slow start Jan. 13, but the Ravens overwhelmed Wilmington Christian in the middle quarters on their way to a 63-35 win. The victory gave them the championship of the Wilmington Christian midseason tournament. Read more »

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Kozicki leads Pandas to road win over DMA

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WILMINGTON – Michelle Kozicki scored 19 points, nine of them from the free-throw line, to lead Padua to a 54-38 win over Delaware Military Academy in nonconference girls basketball on Jan. 13. The win improved the Pandas’ record to 7-4. Read more »

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Sals’ comeback comes up just short as Sanford holds on

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WILMINGTON – The 10th-ranked Salesianum basketball team struggled for three quarters in its game Jan. 12 against No. 4 Sanford. The Sals trailed, 37-20, heading into the fourth, and the big student crowd was kept silent by the Warriors’ play. The hosts mounted a spirited comeback effort in the final eight minutes, but it was not enough as the Warriors posted a 50-41 win. Read more »

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Scully’s shooting, team defense lead Pandas past Archmere

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CLAYMONT – Padua traveled to Archmere on Jan. 11 looking for win No. 6, which would be more than all of last season. Camryn Scully made sure the Pandas would leave Claymont with that victory win, scoring 16 points and playing solid defense in a 41-30 win. Read more »

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Ursuline battles back, falls just short against top-ranked Caravel in girls hoops

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BEAR – Caravel capitalized on second and third chances, along with a balanced scoring attack, to earn a 53-47 win over Ursuline in a highly anticipated nonconference girls basketball game Jan. 9. The Raiders mounted a furious fourth-quarter comeback, but they came up a few points short. Read more »

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High school teams return to the court after weather delays hoops for a few days

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A few games were played last week coming out of the Christmas break, but the winter weather forced the postponement of several contests involving Catholic schools. The various teams are hoping for better treatment by Mother Nature this week as they get back into the groove. Read more »

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Vikings clutch from the line in road win at Sallies

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WILMINGTON – The 10th-ranked St Elizabeth Vikings shot 25 of 29 from the foul line to pull off the huge road win against No. 8 Salesianum, 59-51, on Jan. 6. It was a cold night, but the Vikings’ free-throw shooting was hot all night. Read more »

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McCann, defense lead strong second half for Auks girls in win over Mount

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CLAYMONT – Junior Emma McCann heated up in the second half to pace Archmere past Mount Pleasant in a Jan. 6 girls nonconference basketball matinee. The third quarter was key as the Auks posted a 38-24 win over the Green Knights. Read more »

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Colonials’ fourth-quarter surge dooms Vikings in 61-50 loss

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NEW CASTLE – St. Elizabeth was in control for most of its nonconference boys basketball game Jan 3 at William Penn, but the Colonials used their height advantage to mount the comeback and defeated the Vikings, 61-50. It was Penn’s fifth straight victory since an opening-game loss to Salesianum. Read more »

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