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Smyrna High football 4-0 after defeating Salesianum

Delaware News Desk
Smyrna's Stephan Driver (1) comes up with a fumble recovery against Salesianum in the inaugural game at Rocco Abessinio Stadium Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.

The Smyrna High School football team fought back from a first-half deficit to overwhelm Salesianum Nov. 13 in the inaugural game played at the Sallies' new home, Abessinio Stadium in Wilmington.

Trailing 16-14 at halftime, the Eagles scored four second-half touchdowns to win 42-30 and improve to 4-0.

Smyrna's Devin Smith takes a kickoff deep into Salesianum territory in the inaugural game at Abessinio Stadium Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.

Scoring touchdowns for Smyrna were:

Dominick Galban, 8-yard run;

Wayne Knight, 1-yard run;

Jermaine Earl, 7-yard pass from Aidan Sanchez;

Jermaine Earl, 60-yard pass from Aidan Sanchez;

Devin DeMoe, 19-yard pass from Aidan Sanchez;

Yamir Knight, 15-yard pass from Aidan Sanchez.

Smyrna's Wayne Knight cuts back on a gain against Salesianum in the inaugural game at Abessinio Stadium Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.

Milford game postponed

Smyrna's next game was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19 at Milford at 7:30 p.m., but the game has been postponed. The Milford School District announced that Milford High was closed to in-person classes starting Nov. 16 due to multiple reports of positive coronavirus tests.

STADIUM DEBUT:Salesianum football players get first steps on new Abessinio Stadium

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