Girls' Basketball Recap
Delmar 40, Indian River 33
The Wildcats won their fourth straight game with the victory over the Henlopen Conference Southern Division leaders.
Delmar scored only 2 points in the second quarter to fall behind Indian River 18-12 at halftime, but they mounted a second half comeback and held IR to just 2 points in the fourth quarter.
Serena Thomas' 13 points sparked the victory, while Janae White's 11 points contributed, as well.
Delmar 67, Laurel 28
The Wildcats had no trouble earning their second straight Henlopen Conference Southern Division win over Laurel.
Delmar jumped out to an 11-3 lead after the first quarter and put the game away with a 21-3 advantage in the third period for their third straight triumph overall.
Jen Hastings sparked the Wildcats with 20 points including 4 three-pointers. Serena Thomas added 16 points and Janae White chipped in with 12 points. Danielle Twilley contributed 8 points.
Delmar 47, Laurel 39
The Wildcats collected their second straight win behind Serena Thomas' 14 points.
Danielle Twilley and Jen Hastings added 12 points and 10 points, respectively.
Delmar won the Henlopen Conference Southern Division contest in the fourth quarter. After being outscored 17-9 in the third quarter by Laurel to fall behind 35-32, the Wildcats held Laurel to just 4 points in the fourth period.
Delmar 51, Cape Henlopen 44
The Wildcats ended their losing streak at six games with their first win of the season over a Henlopen Conference Northern Division opponent.
Serena Thomas sparked the victory with 16 points and Delmar's defense held Cape Henlopen to just one point in the third quarter. Jen Hastings contributed 9 points to the win.
Sussex Tech 69, Delmar 29
The Wildcats fell behind early in the Henlopen Conference loss. Delmar trailed Sussex Tech 22-5 after one period and 42-12 at halftime. Jen Hastings paced Delmar with 11 points.
Sussex Central 58, Delmar 49
The Wildcats went down to defeat for the fifth consecutive time. Sussex Central went on top 30-15 at halftime and never relinquished the lead. Delmar was led by Serena Thomas' 14 points.
Dover 49, Delmar 35
The Wildcats suffered their fourth straight defeat in a Henlopen Conference game. Jen Hastings and Janae White led the Wildcats with 10 points apiece.
Seaford 62, Delmar 34
The Wildcats stayed close to the two-time defending Henlopen Conference champions in the first half but couldn't hang on in the second half.
Delmar trailed Seaford 23-19 at halftime but was outscored 20-10 in the third period and scored just 5 points in the final quarter.
The Wildcats were led by Serena Thomas, who tied her season high with 23 points. Tracy Lloyd contributed 7 points.
Polytech 57, Delmar 36
The Wildcats were victimized by Polytech standout Tyresa Smith, who totalled 23 points, 7 blocks and 6 rebounds for the unbeaten Panthers.
Delmar fell to 2-3 with the loss.
Smyrna 39, Delmar 32 (OT)
The Wildcats took the favored Eagles into overtime but couldn't find the basket in the extra period.
Delmar outscored Smyrna 10-5 in the fourth quarter to force the overtime period but was then outscored 7-0 to drop to 3-2 in the Henlopen Conference Southern Division.
The Wildcats were led by 10 points apiece from Serena Thomas and Shantra Dickerson.
Delmar 46, Lake Forest 29
The Wildcats rode 22 points and 14 rebounds from Serena Thomas to the Henlopen Conference Southern Division triumph. Jennifer Hastings added 8 points as Delmar rose to 3-1 in the conference and overall with its third straight Henlopen South win.
Delmar 52, Milford 23
The Wildcats rose to 2-1 with their second consecutive Henlopen Conference Southern Division victory.
Serena Thomas scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to spark the win over Milford.
Danielle Twilley contributed 7 points and 6 steals.
Indian River 43, Delmar 35
The Wildcats dropped their season-opener after being outscored 11-5 in the third quarter.
Serena Thomas paced Delmar with 16 points and Tracy Lloyd added 6 more.
Delmar trailed Indian River just 21-20 at halftime but couldn't recover from scoring only 5 points in the third period.
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