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Delaware high school basketball this week: low in number, high in impact


Dialog reporter

The final three full weeks before the state tournament begin with a Catholic Conference rematch for the girls, while St. Elizabeth launches a light slate of games on the boys’ side with a trip north.



Ss. Peter and Paul at Kent Island, 5 p.m.

Padua (10-4) at Ursuline (6-7), 7:15 p.m. The Pandas take their five-game winning streak a few blocks down the street, where the Raiders will try to defeat their rival for the second time this season.


Red Lion (5-8) at Archmere (7-6), 6:15 p.m.


Delmarva Christian at Ss. Peter and Paul, 4 p.m.

Cardinal O’Hara (Pa.) at Ursuline, 7 p.m.


Tome (Md.) at St. Thomas More (10-3), 4 p.m.

Archmere at Concord (8-6), 5:15 p.m.

Padua at Oxford (Pa.), 7:15 p.m.

St. Elizabeth (11-2)at St. Mark’s (9-5), 7:15 p.m. These Catholic Conference rivals meet for the second time in two weeks. Three Vikings scored in double figures in St. Elizabeth’s win on Jan. 18.


Ursuline at Conrad (12-2), 7 p.m. Ursuline takes to the road to meet the No. 1-ranked team in Delaware. The Raiders will need to play their best to defeat the talented Red Wolves.



St. Elizabeth (9-4) at Concord (3-9), 5:15 p.m.


Ss. Peter and Paul at Concordia Prep, 6 p.m.

St. Thomas More (7-6) at Red Lion (10-4), 6:30 p.m.

Archmere (7-6) at Salesianum (7-4), 7:30 p.m.


Caravel (8-4) at St. Elizabeth, 7:15 p.m. The Vikings host the Buccaneers in a key nonconference game. Caravel was surprised on Sunday at St. Mark’s, while St. Elizabeth will be playing for the second time in three days.


Jemicy at Ss. Peter and Paul, 4:30 p.m.

Red Lion at Archmere, 6:15 p.m.


Smyrna (11-2) at Salesianum, 7:30 p.m. Smyrna, the defending state champion and second-ranked team in the state, brings its high-scoring ways to 18th and Broom streets. Seats are sure to be scarce for this one, so get tickets early.


St. Mark’s at Sussex Central (2-9), 2:30 p.m.