Girls' Basketball Recap
Dover 53, Cape Henlopen 45
The Vikings went down to their fourth straight defeat as they fell to 5-9 overall with the Henlopen Conference Northern Division loss. Outscored 21-5 in the second quarter, Cape fell behind 31-17 at halftime and never recovered. Shukuri Gibbs paced the Vikings with 9 points.
Dover 53, Cape Henlopen 45
The Vikings fell for the third straight time as they dropped to 5-8 overall. Cape was outscored by six points in the third quarter after forging a 23-23 halftime tie. Lisa Williams led the Vikings with 17 points. Andrea Carey added 13. Williams hit two of the Vikings' four three-pointers.
Delmar 51, Cape Henlopen 44
The Vikings suffered their second straight loss to drop to 5-7 overall. Lisa Williams' season-high 18 ponts led Cape, which was held to only one point in the third quarter by Delmar. Andrea Carey added 10 points.
A.I. DuPont 59, Cape Henlopen 39
The Vikings fell to 5-6 overall with the nonconferernce loss to the defending state champions. Andrea Carey and Lisa Williams led Cape with 9 points apiece.
Cape Henlopen 60, Laurel 43
The Vikings made quick work of the Henlopen Conference game with a 19-7 lead over Laurel after one quarter and a 36-17 advantage at halftime. Andrea Carey sparked the win with 19 points including a pair of three-pointers. Gibbs added 13 points, while Lisa Williams contributed 11 points and Bethany Pavlik 9 points for Cape.
Indian River 56, Cape Henlopen 52
The Vikings made a valiant comeback attempt but came up short. Cape trailed Indian River 35-25 at halftime but pulled to within 52-51 with a minute left. The Indians sank three free throws in the final minute to secure the win. Andrea Carey and Bethany Pavlik led Cape with 13 and 12 points, respectively. Lisa Williams contributed 11 points.
Cape Henlopen 35, Milford 26
The Vikings collected their second straight win as they outscored Milford 16-10 in the fourth period. Andrea Carey's 9 points led Cape. Lisa Williams added 7 points.
Cape Henlopen 47, Lake Forest 44 (OT)
The Vikings won a thrilling Henlopen Conference matchup behind Andrea Carey and Lisa Williams. Carey scored 14 points and Williams scored 12 to spark the victory.
Seaford 59, Cape Henlopen 25
The Vikings fell behind 26-10 at halftime and couldn't recover in the Henlopen Conference Northern Division loss.
Andrea Carey scored 10 points and Lisa Williams 8 points for Cape, which didn't hit double figures in any quarter against Seaford.
Williams hit Cape's lone three-pointer.
Polytech 63, Cape Henlopen 45
The Vikings dropped the first of two consecutive games against a pair of state semifinalists from a year ago.
Cape fell behind the Henlopen Conference Northern Division powers 38-15 at halftime and never challenged. The Vikings managed only 4 points in the second period.
Andrea Carey led Cape with 15 points. Lisa Williams added 10 as the Vikings fell to 2-3 overall.
Cape Henlopen 36, Smyrna 26
The Vikings handed the Eagles their first loss and overcame a two-point third quarter in the process.
Cape took a 24-13 halftime lead but scored only 2 points in the third period. Smyrna, however, didn't fare much better as it scored only 6 points and was only able to cut the Vikings' lead to 26-19 entering the final period.
Andrea Carey sparked the Vikings with 16 points, including a pair of three-pointers. Cape improved to 2-2 overall with the win.
Cape Henlopen 54, Sussex Central 52 (OT)
The Vikings went into overtime to collect a hard-earned Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory and even their record.
Andrea Carey scored a game-high 20 points to lead Cape past Sussex Central. Lisa Williams scored 13 more points for the Vikings.
Now 1-1 overall, Cape hosts unbeaten Sussex Tech in another Henlopen North contest on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m.
It will be the first meeting between the programs since Toni Jones -- the conference's leading scorer last year -- and her sister Anika Jones transferred from Cape to Tech this year.
Caesar Rodney 51, Cape Henlopen 43
The Vikings, playing without two of their top players from a year ago, dropped their season-opener.
Toni Jones, the Henlopen Conference's leading scorer last season, and her sister Anika Jones, both transferred to Sussex Tech this season.
Without them, the Vikings played tough defense as they held CR, the defending Henlopen Conference Northern Division champion, to 28 percent shooting.
The Vikings couldn't muster much offense, however, as they were held under 10 points in two of the quarters.
Andrea Carey was the only Cape player in double figures as she posted 12 points, including a pair of three-pointers.
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