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Basketball: Appo boys to compete for conference title Saturday

Amanda Parrish * Delaware
aparrish@doverpost.com
Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times

Appoquinimink Jaguars boys basketball will play John Dickinson School in the Blue Hen Conference Flight A/B championship Feb. 29.

Jaguars head coach Tom Purse said this is the first time the team has won Flight A.

Appo finished the season 16-4, with their losses against William Penn, Delcastle, St. Andrew’s School and Middletown. John Dickinson’s regular season record is 15-5, with one of their losses also versus St. Andrew’s. 

The Wilmington school ended with three losses in a row, while the Jaguars finished with a two wins, beating eight of their last nine opponents. 

The conference championship will be at noon at St. Mark’s High School, 2501 Pike Creek Road in Wilmington. 

Stat leaders: Averages per game 2019-20

  • Dj Earl: 15.5 points; seven rebounds; three assists
  • Kamal Yellowdy: 13.5 points; six rebounds; two assists
  • Ese Efekodo: 13 points; 12 rebounds 
  • Gary Brooks: 11 points; four rebounds; three assists
  • Lorenzo Carrier: Eight points; nine rebounds