Cape girls' basketball falls to Riders 53-34

January 13, 2014
Cape senior guard Taylor Hardy drives left around Caesar Rodney's Simone London. Hardy tallied four points in the physical game with the Riders. BY DAN COOK

The heavily favored Caesar Rodney girls' basketball team led Cape 31-29 after three quarters in a Jan. 10 game in Lewes. But before a simmering upset could turn to steam, the Vikings went cold and faded under the heat of a 22-5 fourth quarter to lose 53-34.

Cape dropped to 2-6 on the season; the Vikings will play at 4-4 Polytech Tuesday, Jan. 14.

The Riders were paced by Alexis Prillaman with 25 points and Alissa Haith with 12.

Cape was led in scoring by Elizabeth Sutton with 11 points.