Eagles win home opener

Troy Simons scored 26 points as the Eagles won their home opener. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Troy Simons scored 26 points as the Eagles won their home opener. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

In its home opener, Polk State earned its first win of the basketball season last night, defeating Red Devil Prep 89-47 in Winter Haven.

The Eagles had a 42-23 lead at the half,

Troy Simons led the Eagles with 26 points, shooting 11 for 12 from the field and four for five from three-point range.

Charles Humphries scored 16 points.

Kareem Chever-Moore had nine points and eight assists.

Richard Gaetano scored nine points, and Branislav Labudovic grabbed nine rebounds 

The Eagles (1-1) hit the road Tuesday for a 7 p.m. game at Daytona State College.

Jan 22
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Blackout Game Winter Haven, FL
Jan 25
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
vs. Impact Academy
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 29
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at St. Petersburg College
St. Petersburg, FL
Feb 01
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. Hillsborough Community College
Feb 05
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Fort Myers, FL
Feb 08
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mentor Appreciation Night Bradenton, FL
Feb 15
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
Greek Day Winter Haven, FL
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