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Raiders play complete game, overwhelm Sanford to move on to girls hoops final

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NEWARK – During the final days of the regular season, Ursuline played Sanford, had a day off, then met Caravel the next day. That scenario will be replayed on Friday after the Raiders advanced to the state championship game following a convincing 48-16 win over Sanford on March 8 at the Bob Carpenter Center.

The top-seeded Raiders took a few minutes at the beginning of the game to get their motor running, but once they did, they just took over the contest. The fourth-seeded Warriors got to within 9-6 on a layup by Samantha Pollich with 1:28 left in the first quarter, but those were the last points they would score until 2:47 remained in the second. Read more »

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Raiders withstand Caravel’s comeback attempt, finish home slate unbeaten

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WILMINGTON – The top-ranked Ursuline basketball team, in the middle leg of a challenging three-game stretch to end the regular season, built up a 15-point lead over No. 4 Caravel on Feb. 18, then survived a spirited comeback attempt by the Buccaneers to grab a 40-36 win in nonconference action. It was Senior Night at Ursuline, and the Raiders finished their home schedule undefeated at 6-0.

Ursuline used its trademark hounding defense to take control of the game early on. Caravel’s Sasha Marvel found Grace Lange following a steal for the quick 2-0 lead, but that was all the scoring the Bucs would do in the opening eight minutes. The Raiders answered with the final nine points of the first. Read more »

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Raiders win thriller, advance to Diamond State championship game

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WILMINGTON – When late February rolls around and Ursuline’s basketball team is fighting for a return trip to the Bob Carpenter Center, it will use games like the one against St. Rose (N.J.) on Dec. 29 to summon the grit required at playoff time. The Raiders withstood a late rally to defeat the Purple Roses, 54-51, and advance to the championship of the St. Francis Healthcare Cup, the national bracket of the Diamond State Classic.

The game was played in front of a near-sellout crowd at the St. E Center. It’s the kind of opponent and atmosphere that serves the Raiders well come state tournament time, coach John Noonan said. Read more »

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Deep Raiders win third straight, defeat Padua, 59-39

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WILMINGTON – On a night when Ursuline Academy presented rings to its 2015 girls state basketball champions, the current version of the Raiders served notice that they will be part of the conversation again come March. Ursuline, boosted by its suffocating pressure defense and a deep roster, stormed out to a big lead early and was never threatened in a 59-39 win over Padua on Thursday night in Catholic Conference action. Read more »

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