The Smyrna Eagles boys’ basketball team finished the regular season undefeated at 14-0 after dispatching Dover 59-38 tonight.
It was the 125th career victory for Head Coach Andrew Mears.
The Eagles led just 11-10 after the opening quarter, but outscored the Senators by 18 in the second and third quarters combined, to cruise to the win.
Smyrna received balanced scoring as Devin Demoe led the way with 14, “Lish” Gregory added 13 and while “Moo” Salako chipped in with 12 points. Senior point guard Elijah Credle contributed several assists and also scored 9 points for the Eagles.
Dover sophomore Jaheim Harrell paced the Senators with 13 points, Dymear Yelverton had 9 and Caesar Gilbert — the only senior — scored a season-high 6 points.
Smyrna will face Seaford for the Henlopen Conference championship at 4 p.m. Saturday at Dover High School. Seaford won the Henlopen-South with a 10-1 record and have won nine straight games.
Betsy Price is a Wilmington freelance writer who has 40 years of experience.
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