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Hodgson Silver Eagles continued their dominance this season wit

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The Hodgson Silver Eagles continued their dominance this season with a 41-7 victory of reigning state Champions Sussex Central Knights. 

The offense was paced by the running game of Darius Hale and Josh Ames  , the throwing game of quarterback Curtis Henry, and the Defense which would dominate in this game styme the Sussex Central Wing T Offense.

The Silver Eagles running back tandem of Hale and Ames combined for three early touchdowns. Hale would punch it in from 5-yards out for the first touchdown of the game. Ames would account for the next two Hodgson touchdowns with a 3-yard and 4-yard runs to give the Silver Eagles a 21-0 lead. 

Hodgson would continue to put up points a couple of different ways. Ny’Ghee Lolley would pick off a Micheal Glanden pass and returned it 38-yards to the house that score made it 28-0 . Next possession Lolley would connect with Hodgson quarterback Henry for a 59-yard touchdown pass and catch giving the Silver Eagles a 35-0 halftime lead over Sussex Central. 

The second half would start off just as first ended as Hodgson quarterback Henry connected with Elizjah Lewis on the first possession of the second half for a 28-yard touchdown that would extended the Silver Eagles lead to 41-0. 

Sussex Central would get on the board late in the third quarter as Phillip Stratton ran one in from 2-yards out ot make the score 41-7, which would be the eventual final score. 

The Hodgson Silver Eagles will advance to their first ever Division I State Championship Saturday November 30th against Middletown Cavaliers at UD Stadium set for 1pm. Hodgson takes a perfect record into this game 11-0 on the season as the top seed. Hodgson will have its first chance at winning a Division I State title since joining the division 3 years ago. Hodgson recently won championships in 2007 and then back to back 2013-2014 seasons which at the time they were in Division II.