(Dec. 2) Playing to an enthusiastic crowd, the first home games of the varsity basketball season got off to a good start. The Lady Dolphins dominated the Cape Hurricanes girls’ varsity team 63-30. Jumping to a quick 9-0 lead, they never looked back. Syd Austin scored 20 points in the first half.
The boys, after playing their first three games against much larger Division 2A school teams, got their first win of the season, pulling away from Hurricanes in the fourth quarter in what was up until then, a close game with the final score 63-54. Evin Caswell made some key foul shots in the final minutes of the game to ensure the victory.
Box scores were not available at press time.
The next games will be away, Friday Dec. 5, against the Columbia Wildcats, girls tip off at 4:30 pm., boys at 6 p.m.
The Dolphins return home Saturday to play the Perquimans Pirates. The first game starts at 1 p.m. Games will be broadcast by WOVV 90.1 FM on the island and online at wovv.org.