Catholic schools battle each other in girls basketball


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The state’s biggest girls rivalry is on the schedule as the regular season winds down.


St. Thomas More (5-9) at Red Lion (3-13), 6 p.m.

Charter (15-1) at Archmere (8-8), 6:15 p.m. Archmere seeks a signature win as it fights for a playoff spot. Charter is playing for postseason seeding.

St. Mark’s (6-10) at Padua (10-5), 7:15 p.m. The Pandas honor their seniors and look to sweep the Spartans.

St. Elizabeth (12-5) at Ursuline (16-1), 7:15 p.m. The top-ranked Raiders host No. 3 St. Elizabeth in one of Delaware’s best sports rivalries. Ursuline has won 11 straight, including a 59-40 win over the Vikings on Jan. 5, but St. E is playing much better basketball. Expect a full house.


St. Thomas More at Conrad (3-11), 3:30 p.m.


Sussex Central (12-3) at St. Mark’s, 7:15 p.m.  This is the second of three top-10 opponents this week for St. Mark’s. Central is ranked fourth in the state; its only in-state losses this season have come to Ursuline and St. Elizabeth.


Archmere at Wilmington Christian (8-7), 5:30 p.m.


Padua at Dover (12-3), 10 a.m.

St. Thomas More at St. Andrews (8-8), 1 p.m.

Ursuline at St. Mark’s, 7:15 p.m.