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.

 
Dec 14
Men's Basketball 12:00 PM
vs. Florida State College at Jacksonville
@ Ocala, FL
JUCO Shootout Ocala, FL
Dec 15
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
vs. Pensacola State College
@ Ocala, FL
JUCO Shootout Ocala, FL
Jan 01
Men's Basketball 3:00 PM
vs. College of Central Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 04
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, FL
Jan 07
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
vs. 4A Sports Academy
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 11
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 15
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, FL
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