Eagles soar past Hawks to improve to 4-0 in conference

Dominique Reid scored 19 points as the Eagles defeated Hillsborough 72-57. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Dominique Reid scored 19 points as the Eagles defeated Hillsborough 72-57. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

In a battle of the birds, the Polk State Eagles beat the Hillsborough Community College Hawks 72-57 today in Suncoast Conference basketball in Tampa. 

The Eagles led 32-29 at halftime and 54-51 with 5:10 remaining. 

They then outscored the Hawks 18-6 to put the game out of reach.

Dominique Reid led the Eagles with 19 points. 

Kahleek Bakare-Whyte had 13 points, while Troy Simons added 12. 

Darelle Porter recorded nine points, and Dayjar Dickson finished with seven. 

With the victory, Polk State has won five in a row, including four straight Suncoast Conference games.   

The Eagles (19-6, 4-0, No. 7 FCSAA) hit the road Wednesday for a 7 p.m. game at St. Petersburg State College.

 
Nov 24
Men's Basketball TBA
at TBA
Gulf Coast Classic Panama City, Fla.
Nov 24
Men's Basketball TBA
Walters State Community College
Commodore Classic Panama City, Fla.
Nov 25
Men's Basketball TBA
at TBA
Gulf Coast Classic Panama City, Fla.
Nov 29
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, Fla.
Dec 01
Men's Basketball 5:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Jim Grimes Classic Melbourne, Fla.
Dec 02
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
at Tallahassee Community College
Jim Grimes Classic Melbourne, Fla.
Dec 05
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Palm Beach State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
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