Governor's Challenge: Yancey, Christiana pick up victory

Governor's Challenge: Yancey, Christiana pick up victory


Governor's Challenge: Yancey, Christiana pick up victory




Will Yancey tallied 18 points as Christiana downed Cambridge-South Dorchester (Md.), 56-46.

The Vikings’ victory was one of two during the early slate of action Saturday, giving the First State a 9-8 advantage over Maryland heading into the late contests of day three of the Governor’s Challenge. Laurel was scheduled to play Parkside (Md.), and Sussex Central was to take on Boys Latin (Md.) at 9 p.m. Those games ended too late for this edition.

Christiana built a 13-4 lead by the end of the first quarter of its game. Yancey scored eight of his points in the first frame.

Cambridge battled back and trailed by just a point at halftime, but the Vikings extended their lead to double-digits in the third.

Kavon Trader had 11 boys as Delmar defeated North Caroline.Delmar 63, North Caroline (Md.) 27:

Delmar led North Caroline by 13 points at halftime. Shaquan Schoolfield added 10 points for the Wildcats.

Sophomore Keon Eley had 23 points as Stephen Decatur topped Dickinson.Stephen Decatur (Md.) 68, Dickinson 66:

Stephen Decatur led by 10 at the half, but the Rams quickly trimmed the deficit with an 8-0 run. Dickinson eventually took a two-point lead in the fourth, but free throws sealed the victory for Stephen Decatur.

Bryair Joyner led Dickinson with 15 points.

Junior David Dickerson scored 29 points as Colonel Richardson beat Indian River.Colonel Richardson (Md.) 76, Indian River 67:

Colonel Richardson was down early in the first quarter; trailing 9-5, before a 6-0 run eventually gave it the lead.

“We knew they were going to be aggressive, attack the basket, and get up on us on defense,” said Colonel Richardson head coach Brad Plutschak. “They have a reputation for being a scrappy team.”

London Tucker led the Indians with 21 points.


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