Girls' Hoop Recap
Laurel 61, Delmar 36
The Wildcats' season ended at 6-13 in the Henlopen Conference and 7-14 overall. Delmar was outscored 13-5 by Laurel 13-5 in the second quarter and couldn't recover. Crystal Niblett scored 9 points for the Wildcats.
Indian River 42, Delmar 16
The Wildcats dropped the Henlopen Conference contest to the Southern Division's second-place team. In falling to 6-12 in the conference and 7-13 overall, Delmar fell behind Indian River 22-12 at halftime and was then outscored 14-2 in the third quarter.
Delmar 37, Woodbridge 19
The Wildcats captured the Henlopen Conference game behind Crystal Niblett's 9 points. Tonya Duncan and Betty Thomas contributed 7 points apiece. Delmar is now 7-12 overall and 6-11 in the conference.
Seaford 73, Delmar 22
The Wildcats were no match for the Henlopen Conference Southern Division champions. Delmar trailed Seaford 37-14 at halftime and was then outscored 26-4 in the third quarter. No Wildcat scored more than 4 points. Delmar is now 6-12 overall and 5-11 in the conference.
Delmar 63, New Castle Baptist 24
The Wildcats snapped their three-game losing streak with a nonconference win that raised their overall record to 6-11. Delmar broke the game open in the second period by outscoring New Castle Baptist 20-5. They then widened the lead with an 18-3 advantage in the third quarter. Serena Thomas led a balanced Wildcat attack with 13 points. Crystal Niblett added 11 points. Danielle Twilley contributed 7 points, while Mahassin Abdullah, Ashley Stehl, Betty Thomas and Tracey Lloyd scored 6 points apiece.
Lake Forest 41, Delmar 32
The Wildcats dropped their third straight game to drop to 5-10 in the Henlopen Conference and 5-11 overall. The Wildcats stayed close until the third quarter, when Lake Forest outscored them 15-7. Betty Thomas paced Delmar with 8 points. Tanya Duncan and Ashley Stehl contributed 7 points apiece.
Smyrna 48, Delmar 32
The Wildcats were held to just 10 second-half points in the Henlopen Conference defeat. Tanya Duncan led Delmar with 10 points. The Wildcats fell to 5-9 in the conference and 5-10 overall.
Polytech 48, Delmar 21
The Wildcats fell to the Henlopen Conference Northern Division leaders to drop to 5-8 in the conference and 5-9 overall.
Delmar 45, Milford 41
The Wildcats snapped a two-game losing streak with the Henlopen Conference win. Serena Thomas paced Delmar with 14 points. The Wildcats won the game in the fourth quarter, when they outscored Milford 15-5 to overcome a six-point deficit entering the period. The Wildcats are now 5-7 in the conference and 5-8 overall.
Dover 55, Delmar 38
The Wildcats fell behind 25-4 after the first period of the Henlopen Conference game. Tanya Duncan's 11 points led Delmar. The Wildcats are now 4-7 in the conference and 4-8 overall.
Caesar Rodney 64, Delmar 37
The Wildcats dropped the Henlopen Conference outing after being outscored by 17 points in the second half. Danielle Twilley led the Wildcats with 11 points. The Wildcats are now 4-6 in the conference and 4-7 overall. Delmar visits Dover in a conference game on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m.
Delmar 56, Sussex Central 27
The Wildcats rolled to the Henlopen Conference victory over Sussex Central behind Serena Thomas' 20 points. The win improved Delmar to 4-5 in the conference and 4-6 overall.
Sussex Tech 43, Delmar 38
The Wildcats lost their second straight game to a Henlopen Conference Northern Division squad and their third straight overall.
Delmar fell behind Sussex Tech 24-20 at halftime and was unable to catch up.
Delmar got a team-high 10 points from Betty Thomas and 9 more points from Serena Thomas.
Delmar slipped to 3-5 in the conference and 4-5 overall with the loss.
Indian River 36, Delmar 28
The Wildcats lost their second straight game with the Henlopen Conference defeat. Delmar fell behind Indian River 10-5 after the first quarter. Serena Thomas led the Wildcats with 14 points. The loss dropped Delmar to 3-4 in the conference and 4-4 overall.
Cape Henlopen 50, Delmar 42
The Wildcats saw their three-game winning streak snapped with the Henlopen Conference loss.
Delmar led Cape Henlopen 29-24 at halftime but was outscored 16-7 in the third quarter and couldn't recover.
Serena Thomas led the Wildcats with 14 points, while Tanya Duncan and Betty Thomas added 11 and 10, respectively. Duncan nailed three of Delmar's four three-pointers.
Delmar is now 3-3 in the conference and 4-3 overall.
Delmar 63, Laurel 49
The Wildcats won their third straight game behind Serena Thomas and Betty Thomas.
Serena scored 20 points and collected two steals and Betty pulled down 15 rebounds as Delmar rose to 3-2 in the conference and 4-2 overall.
Other big contributors for the Wildcats were Tanya Duncan with 11 points, Crystal Niblett with 10 points, Ashley Stehl with 9 points, and Danielle Twilley with 4 assists.
The Wildcats won the game in the first half when they jumped to a 32-22 halftime lead over Laurel.
Delmar hosts Cape Henlopen in a conference game on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
Delmar 48, James M. Bennett (Md.) 28
The Wildcats put away their Maryland opponents with a 17-2 fourth quarter advantage in the nonconference contest.
By winning their second straight, the Wildcats rose to 3-2 overall.
Serena Thomas led Delmar in scoring with 20 points. Crystal Niblett and Betty Thomas canned 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Delmar 74, Woodbridge 21
The Wildcats set a school record for the most points scored in a single game with the Henlopen Conference Southern Division triumph.
Delmar burst to a 37-6 halftime lead on the way to the record. They also evened their record at 2-2.
Serena Thomas paced Delmar with 18 points. Tanya Duncan and Danielle Twilley added 14 and 11 points, respectively, and Betty Thomas controlled the boards with 13 rebounds.
"We got contributions from every player on our team," said Delmar head coach Rick Evans. "This is a great win to take us into the Christmas break."
The Wildcats host James M. Bennett (Md.) on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 3 p.m. in a nonconference game.
Seaford 45, Delmar 17
The Wildcats dropped to 1-2 in the conference and overall with the loss to the defending Henlopen Conference champions. Serena Thomas led the Wildcats, who trailed Seaford 28-4 at halftime, with 5 points.
Delmar 47, Lake Forest 28
The Wildcats evened their record with their first win of the season in a Henlopen Conference Southern Division contest. Serena Thomas led the way with 17 points. Betty Thomas controlled the boards with 10 rebounds. Danielle Twilley contributed 8 points. Delmar is now 1-1 in the conference and overall.
Smyrna 46, Delmar 41
The Wildcats dropped their Henlopen Conference and season-opener after getting off to a slow start. Delmar fell behind 12-4 after the first period and could never catch up. Serena Thomas paced the Wildcats with 17 points. Jennifer Hastings added 9 points and hit a three-pointer.
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