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Dolphins split basketball games at Manteo

The Ocracoke Lady Dolphins defeated the Manteo Redskins (5-4) on the road, 54-44. The Dolphins jumped off to a 15-6, first quarter lead. The Redskins battled back to trail by one point, 25-24, at halftime.  Ocracoke rallied to outscore the Redskins 19-13 in the third quarter. Individual player stats were not available at press time.  The Lady Dolphins record is now 8-3.

The boys (2-9) lost 69-52. Trailing 19-9 in the first quarter, they outscored the Redskins (5-4) 20-13 in the second quarter, cutting the lead to 32-29. Manteo took command of the second half in their win. Evin Caswell led the Dolphins with 15 points, followed by Matteus Gilbert with 13. Brandon O’Neal had 9 points. Dalton Kalna and Liam Caswell each had six points, and Waylon Underwood hit a three-pointer to finish the game.

The next week’s schedule starts at home against the Mattamuskeet Lakers, Monday, Jan. 12. Lady Dolphins tip-off time is 4 p.m. followed by the boys. Friday (1/16), will be away playing Cape Hatteras and the teams return home to host the Camden County Bruins on Saturday, first game starting at 1 p.m.

Games will be broadcast by WOVV, 90.1 FM on the island and online at wovv.org.

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