The Eagles hit 31 of 37 free throws in the game as they improved to 10-2 this season.

The Smyrna High School boys basketball team raised its record to 10-2 with a 70-50 win at Sussex Central Tuesday.

Both teams started slowly, and the first quarter ended with the Eagles up 8-6.

Smyrna extended the lead to 26-18 at halftime, then outscored the Knights by six points in each of the last two quarters for the 20-point victory.

Caleb Matthews scored 28 points to lead the Eagles, including 17 of 18 free throws.

Greg Bloodsworth scored 15 points including hitting all nine of his foul shots.

Nalik Veasley-Johnson also poured in 15. Jakir Hampton scored seven, and Isaiah Wilson added 5.

The Eagles made 31 of 37 free throws, while the Knights hit 10 of 17.

NEXT GAME: Smyrna hosts Polytech Friday, Jan. 26 at 7:15 p.m.