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30 - CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, March 6 - Thursday, March 8, 2007 SPORTS & OUTDOORS OFF THE HOOK The college connection COLLEGE CONNECTIONS - Freshman Be Pratt, Lewes/Cape Henlopen, is listed as a 6-foot-2, 200-pound midfielder on the Wes- leyan College Division III lacrosse team. Wesleyan was 16- 4 last year and is rated the No. 4 team in the country in preseason. Wesleyan will open the season on Friday, March 9 hosting Endicott College. Scott Shockley was 2-for-2 with an RBI as the University of Delaware baseball lost to Virginia 10-4. Delaware is 0-5 in the early season. Tyler Townsend, seeing action as designated hitter, was list- ed as batting .424 for 9-5 Florida Inter- national, in- cluding five doubles and three home runs. TOWNSEND Jimmy Gill is on the baseball roster for the Swarthmore College as a left- handed pitcher and outfielder. Swarthmore will play Delaware Valley College at Fort Pierce in Florida on March 12. Sean Tap- pan plays for Delaware Valley. Ashley Schaaf and Aisha Hollo- man of Cape, and Candice Shock- Icy of Sussex Central, are current- ly on the roster of the Delaware State softball team. The Hornets of coach Jeff Savage are currently playing in the Las Vegas tourna- ment. Lisa Williams of Cape and Amanda Hastings of Sussex Cen- tral are currently in the starting lineup for the Dragons of Drexel University softball team. Drexel is 1-3 on the young season. Continued on page31 Vikings fall to (;hristiana State basketball tournament trek comes to an end By Dave Frederick Cape Gazette staff The Magic Men of Coach Dwight Tingle didn't win 15 games in a row by tricks, but no team during that streak could fig- ure out the illusion and mystery of a basketball team not that big on the inside or deadly on the out- side. Teams like Smyrna, up by eight with four minutes remaining, couldn't get home and close out a conference championship. Con- cord, ahead by 20 with 15 min- utes of time left, couldn't ice Cape and hang them inside the block house of frozen dreams. The animal that was Cape bas- ketball most resembled a jelly- fish, a stinging creature only deadly by the sum of its parts and nearly impossible to analyze. Top seed Christiana had a whole bunch of things Cape did not, including a 67-54 win and ticket to the next round at the end of the game. They were bigger, burlier, quicker and deeper, and after leading by 20-8 after one quarter of play (four times that is Continued on page 31 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii  Dan Cook photos Cape's Shemik Thompson drives the baseline on the Christians defense while, at right, head coa_ch Dwight Tingle cheers on his charges