David Slays Goliath; Smyrna Football Wins State Championship
NEWARK, DE – Smyrna high school is celebrating a state championship.
The Eagles football team won the Delaware Division 1 State Title beating Salesianum, 32-26 in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the University of Delaware.
It was a classic showdown between two very good teams.
Tied 26-26 at the end of regulation, the Eagles got the football first. Will Knight scored on 4th and goal from the one yard line. The two point conversion attempt was no good.
The Sallies had a chance to win it with a touchdown and an extra point. But on fourth and goal from the one, Colby Reeder was stuffed by the Eagles Eli Hutchinson ending the game.
Smyrna becomes the first Henlopen Conference football team to win the Delaware Division 1 State Championship since 2008, when Caesar Rodney beat Sussex Central for the title.