Just two full weeks remain in the high school basketball season, and it will be a big one on Pennsylvania Avenue. Ursuline will be hosting two other title contenders, including the defending state champion Caravel Buccaneers on Tuesday. There is also a game of consequence at Archmere, where the Auks’ girls are having a memorable season.
This is the final week for wrestling, with dual-meet tournament action beginning on Feb. 15. And swimming enters the home stretch. Competition is allowed until Feb. 14, but all of the Catholic schools except Salesianum and Ursuline will wrap up their regular-season slates this week.
St. Elizabeth (6-8) at MOT Charter (3-9), 3:30 p.m.
Delmarva Christian (15-0) at Ss. Peter and Paul (11-2), 4 p.m.
Caravel (10-4) at Ursuline (16-0), 6:15 p.m.
Delaware Military (12-3) at Archmere (12-3), 6:30 p.m. The winner of this game will likely take the Diamond State Athletic Conference and the automatic bid to the state tournament that comes with it, although both the Auks and Seahawks are in no matter what happens. Archmere’s inside game has posed problems to opponents all season, while DMA likes to shoot from the outside.
St. Elizabeth at Padua (5-11), 6:30 p.m.
Ss. Peter and Paul at Worcester Prep, 4:30 p.m.
Archmere at Middletown (9-6), 5:15 p.m.
William Penn (2-12) at Padua, 6:30 p.m.
Sanford (12-3) at Ursuline, 7 p.m. Laffey-McHugh Gymnasium will be packed and rocking as the Raiders welcome Sanford for a battle between the state’s top two girls teams. Ursuline features just one senior in the starting lineup, but their eighth-graders have turned heads this season. The Warriors, have three seniors in the starting five, including Dallas Pierce, who has been the team’s leading scorer in almost every game this season.
St. Elizabeth at Woodbridge (11-3), noon
Saint Mark’s (12-4) at Brandywine (3-14), 12:15 p.m.
Archmere (7-6) vs. Odyssey Charter (7-6), 5:15 p.m. at the Grail Sports Complex, Elsmere
MOT Charter (6-10) at St. Elizabeth (11-6), 7:15 p.m.
Beth Tfiloh at Ss. Peter and Paul (8-6), 5:30 p.m.
Caravel (10-4) at Salesianum (9-6), 7:30 p.m.
Ss. Peter and Paul at Worcester Prep, 6 p.m.
Wilmington Friends (10-2) at Archmere, 6:15 p.m.
Ss. Peter and Paul at Key, 4 p.m.
Saint Mark’s (7-8) at Salesianum, 7:30 p.m.
Brandywine (4-10) at Saint Mark’s, 12:15 p.m.
Archmere at Delaware Military (2-13), 1 p.m.
Newark Charter (1-2) and Wilmington Friends (2-2) at Saint Mark’s (7-2), 6 p.m.
Howard (3-5) and Middletown (2-3) at St. Elizabeth (3-5), 5:30 p.m.
Archmere (5-7) at Wilmington Friends, 4 p.m.
Salesianum (7-2) at St. Georges (6-5), 6 p.m.
Salesianum at Cape Henlopen (15-4), 2 p.m. The Sals wrap up the regular season with a trip to Sussex County to meet the defending dual-meet state champion. Both teams will have three days off after this before the first round of the state dual tournament begins.
Swimming (co-ed except where noted)
Wilmington Charter (6-2 boys, 7-2 girls) vs. Saint Mark’s (7-2 boys, 8-1 girls), 3:30 p.m. at Wilmington Charter
Archmere (1-9 boys, 4-7 girls) vs. Sanford (6-1 boys, 3-5 girls), 3:30 p.m. at Walnut Street YMCA
Padua (5-4) vs. Ursuline (8-0), 3:30 p.m. at Fraim Boys and Girls Club (girls only)
Salesianum (11-1)/Ursuline vs. Tower Hill (3-5 boys, 8-0 girls), 3 p.m. at Fraim Boys and Girls Club
Padua vs. Saint Mark’s, 3 p.m. at Western Branch YMCA (girls only)
Salesianum/Ursuline at St. Andrew’s (2-2 boys, 0-4 girls), noon