Governor's Challenge: Milford, Woodbridge help Delaware maintain its edge

Governor's Challenge: Milford, Woodbridge help Delaware maintain its edge


Governor's Challenge: Milford, Woodbridge help Delaware maintain its edge




The Milford High boys basketball team rebounded from its loss to Crisfield (Md.) on Thursday night by beating Mervo 69-56 on Friday on the second day of the Governor’s Challenge.

Milford built a big lead early. Mervo was able to battle back and trim the deficit to just four at halftime, but the Buccaneers would eventually pull away for the victory. Milford senior forward Jason Parker led all scorers with 22 points.

Woodbridge picked up its second win of the Governor’s Challenge by downing Westminster.Woodbridge 57, Westminster (Md.) 31:

The Blue Raiders started hot, but things were still close with Westminster as Woodbridge led by only seven points in the second quarter. After halftime, Woodbridge would go on a handful of runs to extend its lead to double-digits, ultimately winning by 26 points.

Khalil Carrol led Woodbridge with 20 points.

Jaevon Holland’s 18 points weren’t enough as Indian River fell to Great Mills on Friday.Great Mills (Md.) 73, Indian River 67:

The game was a tight one in the first half, and Indian River was able to close the gap to tie the game at 30 by halftime. Indians senior forward London Tucker scored nine of his 12 points in the first half.

In the second half, missed free throws hampered Indian River’s chances. The Indian missed 22 free throws overall in the contest.

Dickison kept up with J.H. Blake in the first quarter, but J.H. Blake increased its lead to 11 points at halftime en route to a victory.J.H. Blake (Md.) 58, Dickinson 48:

Daryl Smith and Kawon Spencer Taylor had 13 and 11 points, respectively, for the Rams. Dickinson faces Stephen Decatur (Md.) today at 2:30.

Thomas Stone battled back from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime and eventually beat Seaford on Friday.Thomas Stone (Md.) 77, Seaford 74, OT:

“We just realized we weren’t playing up to our potential,” said Thomas Stone junior guard Darrell Lamberth. “Once we noticed what we could really do, we just put our hearts and minds into it.”

Seaford senior forward Avontai Bland had 20 points, while Jakeen Banks added 18 for the Blue Jays.


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