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 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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