The Beacon Middle School boys’ basketball squad used a balanced offense and a tough defense to defeat cross-district rival Mariner 47-20 Feb. 10 at Cape Henlopen High School.
The Lewes-based Vikings were led by Jeremiah Jackson with 12 points. Donovan Sandoval added 11, while Nehemiah Rickets and Jordan Thomas chipped in six each.
Maurki James paced the Mariner squad with seven, while Isaiah Ayers hit for five. Carlton Bruinton and David Maker added four apiece.
The win capped Beacon’s regular-season record at 9-2, while Mariner fell to 7-3.