Dover High School Wins DIAA Unified Basketball Championship
Dover, DE (March 15, 2021) - On Saturday, Dover High School won the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Unified Basketball Championship. #2 Dover defeated #3 Indian River, 33-15. Dover held a small lead after the third quarter, and pulled away from Indian River in the fourth quarter to win the championship. Dover also won the Unified Football Championship in December, making the unified basketball championship their second title this year.
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