Mallards Fall To St. Thomas More, 67-29

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team lost to St. Thomas More, 67-29, at home on Monday to fall to 3-2 on the season.

The Mallards hung with St. Thomas More for much of the first half, but trailed, 34-20, at the intermission. St. Thomas More pulled away in the second half and Worcester trailed 44-25 with just over six minutes left in the third. St. Thomas More rode a big fourth quarter to down the Mallards, 67-29.

Pat Petrara and Tucker Brown led the Worcester offense with seven points each. With the loss, the Mallards saw their early season record fall to 3-2. Worcester has wins against Gunston, Holly Grove and Greenwood Mennonite to go along with losses to Chincoteague and now St. Thomas More. The Mallards will compete in the Governor’s Challenge in Salisbury over the winter break and will return to regular season action on January 7 at home against Salisbury Christian.

Rockfish Tournament Ends With A Flourish

OCEAN CITY- After harsh weather and rough seas kept most of the participating boats at the dock last week during the middle portion of the tournament, the Ocean City Marlin Club’s second-ever rockfish tourney finished with a flurry last weekend with several of the eventual winners boated. The nine-day tournament began way back on Friday, December 5 with decent numbers … Continue reading

Decatur Girls Sweep Two On Road

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team won a couple of road games this week, beating Easton, 63-39, on Monday before edging Pocomoke, 40-36, in a tight game on Tuesday. The Seahawks cruised past the Easton Warriors, 63-39, on Monday on the road. Dayona Godwin led Decatur with 22 points, while Ally Beck and Marina Jones each grabbed six rebounds. … Continue reading

Winter Break Soccer Camp Slated

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department will again host the Winterfest Soccer Camp during the Christmas school break. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 16 and includes top-notch instruction and first-rate fun. This year’s Camp Director, Eddie Pinto, is a player and coach with a distinguished soccer career including an undefeated and … Continue reading

Coleman Holiday Tourney Set For Next Week

SNOW HILL- A pre-holiday warm-up girls’ high school basketball tournament is set for next week when the annual John Coleman Holiday Tournament returns next week at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill on Monday and Tuesday. The annual tournament, named for long-time Worcester County Public Schools Administrator John Coleman, has become one of the highlights of the holiday … Continue reading

Bigger, Better Governor’s Challenge On Tap

SALISBURY- A bigger and better Governor’s Challenge holiday high school basketball tournament returns to the area next week with many of the top programs in the region competing in the prestigious event. The Governor’s Challenge Basketball Tournament returns to the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center on December 26-30 and officials last month announced the tournament’s field has grown again for … Continue reading