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.

 
Jan 19
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern
Fort Myers, Fla.
Jan 23
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, Fla.
Jan 30
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
St. Petersburg College
Red Out Game Winter Haven, Fla.
Feb 02
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, Fla.
Feb 06
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Florida Southwestern
Winter Haven, Fla.
Feb 09
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, Fla.
Feb 13
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
Pasco-Hernando State College
Booster Club Appreciation Night Winter Haven, Fla.
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