Worcester Edges Indian River In Tip-Off Classic

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity basketball team stayed on an early season roll last weekend, splitting two games at the Delmarva Christian Tip-Off Classic including an impressive win over Delaware power Indian River.

In the first game of the DCHS Tip-Off Classic last Friday, the Worcester girls fell to Delmar, 48-44, in a close game.In the second tournament game last Saturday against Indian River, the Worcester girls edged the Indians, 29-23, in a tight game. The Mallards led Indian River 8-7 after one quarter and took a 12-9 lead into halftime. In the decisive third quarter, Worcester led Indian River, 17-12, after three quarters and hung on for the 29-23 win. Hailee Merritt led Worcester with eight points, while Maddy Shannahan and Hannah Merritt scored four each.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.