Delgado opened its 2011-2012 basketball campaign against Jones County on Thursday evening in the Michael Williamson Center.
In the Ladies’ game, Jones County took a 32-28 lead into the half and never relinquished it en route to a narrow 68-63 victory over Delgado. The Dolphins were led by Andralina Marshell, who scored 16 and Claudia Tasker and Deangenee’ Thomas, who scored 14 and 11 points respectively. Jones was led by Alecia Autman, who scored 28 points, 18 of which came in the second half of the game.
The Dolphin Men opened the season with a 95-80 win over the Bobcats. Delgado took an early 48-39 lead into the half and led the rest of the exciting opener enroute to the win. Justin Harris led the scoring with 21 points, with Melvin Davis and Rashaun Claiborne posting 20 and 18 points respectively.
Delgado will return to action next Tuesday against Mississippi Gulf Coast in the Williamson Center. The Women will tip off at 5:00, followed by the Men’s game at 7:00 p.m.