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February 8, 2022

Mt. Pleasant announced their Athletes of the Month for January. Gavin Munoz from the swim team earns honors for the boys.

The Green Knights honored Lenya Ryan for the girls and also from the swim team.

The Quakers of Wilmington Friends won the DISC Boy Swimming Championships for the first time in their history. Tyler Wilmore ’24 set two DISC records in the 200 IM and 500 free. In his 500 free victory, Wilmore shattered the DISC record by more than ten seconds with a time of 4:39.16. Ameer Bashir ’22 and Jalen Stewart ’24 each won one individual event apiece; Bashir took home gold in the 100 back while Stewart was the first in the 200 free.

Caesar Rodney High wrestler Alexander McEvoy was a Rider Athlete of the Week. He had pins in two big matches for the team last week. The junior 106-pounder won by a third-period fall to seal CR’s win 34-23 win over Smyrna before his pin helped CR stay close with Salesianum in a 34-30 loss.

Cape Henlopen High basketball player Mehkia Applewhite had a big game in the Vikings’ 76-26 win over Smyrna and was honored as their Athlete of the Week. The senior finished with 33 points, six assists, four rebounds and 12 steals. She had a total of 17 steals in two games.

Laurel High basketball player Javier White netted 45 points, with seven three-pointers, in an overtime loss to Seaford. In three games last week, the senior tallied 71 points with 10 three-pointers. He was named the Bulldogs Athlete of the Week.


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