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38 - CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, February 6 - Thursday, February 8, 2007 SPoR00.l.,,.-e & OUTDOORS Cape wrestler00,i: survive Milford 36-35 By Dave Frederick Cape Gazette staff Rondy Osario'at 145 began the match and Derek Gay at 140 was the closer. Cape couldn't have asked for a better draw, but lost the coin flip which meant they would have to play their hand first in the "bump and run" lineup shifting during the match. Osario and Gay are Cape's leading pin machines with 28 be- tween them. So when Osario was leading 10-0 over Kyle Grove in the secon d period, the calcula- tions were setting up according to plan. Then Osario got caught in a Pe- terson roll and was suddenly on his back fighting for survival. Coaches chanted, "turn towards it," fans yelled, "turn away" and still others yelled, "don't lock up your legs!" Butwith nine sec- onds left in the period the mat was Slapped. Six for Milford! "Sure it's a 12-point swing and a long way back to be up by six," Cape head coach Chris Mattinoni said. The long way back was 12 weight classes away at 135 when Kevin Smith, who.admitted to being Continued on page 39 Dan Cook photos Cape's Trevor Ricker waits for the pin to be called on Milford's Adam Darling in their 130-pound bout Friday, Feb. 2. I I OFF THE HOOK Dave Frederick more, one of the top junior college programs in the country. The University of Delaware lacrosse team opens play this Sat- urday, Feb. 10, in short pants host- ing St. Joseph's at Rullo Field. Game time is 1 p.m. Remember to always double check college websites to verify any game time start gotten from this writer. In other words, don't blame me. CODY BLUE AND GOLD- Cape's Cody Smith and Jimmy McDowell will play in this year's Blue/Gold All-Star football game. Cody was recently honored as Cape's Most Valuable Player for the 2006 season and also received the prestigious Sam Russell Award. Mike Morris received the Reds SpMt Award. Tommy Little" was chosen for the Hard Hat Award. Most of the football sen- iors are visiting Division III col- leges with Moravian, McDaniel, Wesley, Widener and Salisbury the most popular choices. MAYOR BOB - A recent Cape Gazette picture caption identified Cape's soccer/swimmer Jill Fred- erick as Colleen. Chrissy Beck- man with Jill sitting right next to her at Cape said to me, "How could you forget the name of your own niece?" Of course it wasn't me and maybe Jill is not my niece anyway, but I told her to tel! peo- ple that she was because it's the short answer and more fun for all the Fredericks. Last Sunday at the BayCenter Continued on page 39 Dave Frederick photos Head coach Dave McDowell, left, honors Cody Smith as Most Valuable Player, while Mike Morris, below, receives the Reds Spirit Award. COLLEGE SPORTS - Tyler Townsend stroked a second in- ning single in his first career at bat last Saturday as the Golden Pan- thers of Florida International went on to beat Central Florida 5-3 in the season opener for both teams. Kyle White got his first career start for Delaware State's men's basketball team as the Hornets de- feated Coppin State 53-45 and now lead the MEAC with a 9-1 conference record. "It did not matter to me if I started or not, I just did what the coaches asked of me and whenev- er they ask me to do something I do it to the best of my ability," White said after the game. The University of Delaware men's basketball team is 4-20 un- der first-year coach Monte Ross. The Blue Hen women are 19-3 on the season and are led by Tyresa Smith from Polytech. The senior guard has scored more than 20 points 12 times during the season. Lacrosse players Jim Kleb (at- tack) and Bobby Hopkins (mid- field) are on the starting" team for Essex County College of Balti- Tyler Townsend, K' te White get to shine in the spotlight