Timberlake scores 21, Warriors roll over Claymont

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Warrior senior Talen Timberlake scored 21 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked nine shots against Claymont.

Carrollton senior Talen Timberlake and sophomore  Jaxon Rinkes combined for 36 points as the Warriors won the season opener 50-42 over Claymont.

Carrollton took a one-point lead 7-6 lead after the first quarter before taking control of the non-league contest with 16 points in the second period. The visiting Warriors led 23-14 at intermission and 31-27 heading into the fourth quarter.

Two of Timberlake’s 18 points from the field came via a dunk. He was also perfect from the foul line, sinking all three attempts. He had a game-high 12 rebounds and nine blocked shots.

Nine of Rinkes’ 15 points came from beyond the three-point arc. He added a field goal and went four-for-four from the foul line.

Carrollton won the battle on the boards 32-26.

Senior Gage Poole added 10 points, including two 3-pt. shots. Darick Miller added a field goal and Brock Smith sank two foul shots.

Carrollton 7 16 9 18 50

Claymont 6 8 13 15 42

CHS: Timberlake 9  3-3 21; Rinkes 4 4-4 15; Poole 4 0-0 10; Miller 1 0-0 2; Smith 0 2-2 2. Totals: 18 9-9 50

CLAYMONT: Milburn 6 0-0 13: Lynch 3 2-2 11: Povick 2 0-3 5; Watkins 1 0-0 3; White 1 1-3 4; Edwards 1 2-2 4; Rectanus 0 2-2 2. Totals 14 7-12 4

3pt shots: Rinkes 3, Lynch 3, Poole 2, Povick, Milburn, Watkins.

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