A day after a disconcerting defeat, the Perryville boys basketball team bounced back.
The Panthers topped Tome 67-46 Saturday afternoon to finish third in the Green Bracket of the 18th Green -N- Gold Boys High School Holiday Basketball Tournament hosted by Cecil College.
The shorthanded Rising Sun girls basketball team downed Bohemia Manor 52-43 Saturday afternoon to capture the Green -N- Gold High School Holiday Basketball Tournament hosted by Cecil College.
Playing without three players in its regular rotation – starters Paige Bradford and Abby Mack and top reserve Kaytlen Nugent – the Tigers got strong performances from the dependable Brooke Bower, usual starters Lexi Osborne (nine points) and Courtney Spangler (nine points, eight rebounds), as well as Megan Brown, Caitlin Shober (eight points), and Jess Borchardt.
Holidays. The "season of giving".
The Perryville boys basketball team took that phrase a little too literally Friday.
The Rising Sun boys basketball team sprinted out to an early lead over rival North East Friday night.
When the Indians edged closer, the Tigers' Jesse Shields provided the finishing kick.
Shields scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter as Rising Sun downed the visiting Indians 42-28 before an enthusiastic and appreciative crowd.
The Rising Sun wrestling team picked up its first win of the season, defeating a depleted Joppatowne squad after falling to host North East in a double dual meet Friday afternoon.
The Tigers downed the Mariners 48-28, Rising Sun won two of the five contested matches with the rest of the victories coming by forfeit.
The Rising Sun girls basketball team posted back-to-back wins over North East-based squads last week.
The Tigers topped North East High 36-23 Thursday night.
A day after their most disappointing defeat of the young season, the Rising Sun boys basketball team earned its first victory Wednesday night..
The Tigers topped Tome 56-31.
It was a disappointing night for the Rising Sun boys basketball team.
The Tigers fell behind 8-0 and never tied it en route to a 55-28 defeat to visiting Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security.
TyRell Hollingsworth wanted to score his 1,000th point in exciting fashion.
That's exactly what he did.
The Perryville senior threw down a dunk on an alley-oop pass from Elijah Johnson to reach the milestone with 5:25 left in the third quarter of Friday night's contest.
Video of TyRell Hollingsworth's 999th and 1,000th career point. (Video by Travon Morgan).
In the fourth quarter, the Perryville girls basketball team played as it hoped it would the entire game.
It was a classic case of too little, too late.