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: TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013 SPORTS & OUTDOORS Cape Gazette Travers Johnson, 6, works on a ball-Control drill. DAN COOK PHOTOS MORE THAN SO FUTURE BASKETBALL STARS attend the Coastal Basketball Academy at Cape Henlopen High School gymnasium. C oastal Basketball Academy teaches competed in 3-on-3 game play and 57on-5 matchups. "The campers worked real- skills and offers fun at Cape gym lr hard and were an excellent group," said Cape coach Steve The Coastal Basketball Acad- ing and then split into two groups Re. "They improved each day and emy hit the hardwood of the for individual ball handling, drib- had a lot of fun at the same time." Cape Henlopen High School bling skills, fundamental station If anyone missed out and is gymnasium Aug. 5-9. More than work, transition drills and camp looking for an opportunity to get 50 campers attended with three competitions, involved, the Cape Crusaders' coaches and 10 counselors. The two age groups were K-4 basketball workouts will start up Campers ranged from kinder- and 5-8. The K-4 group ended the again this fall, shortly after the garten through eighth grade, day at noon while the 5-8 group school year begins. Look for in- The campers and staff did stayed for lunch and then worked formation in upcoming editions arm-ups together each morn- on more complicated transition oft he Cape Gazette. Timothy Leach, 5, dribbles up court Alia Marshall works on her dribbling during the Coastal Basketball Camp. and ball-control skills. Delaware second baseman Shelby Wilkins makes a play for a hot Latin American grounder. Big League two runs scored, travel ball together since they Early in the game Alexis was at were 10 years old. Last Iune, the plate with two outs and the Downstate won the Carpenter Continued from page 24 bases loaded. She worked a full Cup and last week, the USSSA count and was called out on a 18U national championship be- Delaware got an early three- "just a bit outside" pitch that had fore ending the year with a Big run homer off the bat of Cailey the ESPN announcers exclaim- League World Series champion- Isaacs for a 3-1 lead after one inning. Isaacs is on her way to ing, "-That wasn't even close!" ship. Tiara Duffy had a pair of hits, Delaware defeat ed Texas Virginia Tech to play softball, drove in a run and made a great (Southwest) 10-1 in their semifi- Puerto Rico came back with a sliding catch in the first inning, nal game to reach the final. four-run third inning highlighted running into foul territory from Notes: Manager Guy Wilkins by a two-run homer off the bat of her left field position, was a pitcher on the 1981 George- ]aniliz Rivera. The Delaware team had play- town Senior League team that A surprise to no one who has ers from Sussex Central, Cape, won the World Series. Delaware her play was Alexis Burger Sussex Tech, Woodbridge, Del finished 6-0 in tournament play; of Cape, who went 3 for 4 in the Tech, Indian River and Laurel. the closest game was a 1-0 win championship game including Many of the girls have played over Asia-Pacific. Celebrating the championship after receiving the banner are (I-r) Cailey Isaa- cs, Mykala Steele and Morgan Smith. Celebrate! District 3 is filmed by ESPN after recording the final out.