Smyrna Eagles denied 3A state title

NEWARK, Del.- The Smyrna Eagles fell just short of grabbing the 3A state title, falling 28-22 to Middletown.

Smyrna would get on the board first with Wayne Knight punching it in for 6, but they would not get the 2 pt conversion. Middletown would eventually get on the board as QB Braden Davis would convert a 4th and 5 to score the Cavalier’s first touchdown.

The Eagles would strike huge as Yamir Knight would take it 50 yards off of a wildcat play to give Smyrna the lead, but the 2 pt conversion would be successful.

With 9:54 left in the 2nd, Middletown would score again as Micheal Pearson would run it up the middle for 6. The Cavaliers would do more damage before halftime as Joshua Roberson would leap for the score to give Middletown the 21-14 lead.

In the 3rd quarter, Wayne Knight would score again for the Eagles to give them the lead, and the 2 pt conversion would be good.

The Cavaliers would have a 4th and goal and they would convert for the score, and Zachary Caldwell would get the reception. The Eagles would not be able to make the comeback.

Smyrna finished the season with an 8-3 record, while Middletown finished with an 8-1 record.

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