Polk Defeats Hillsborough, 6-4, in Series Opener
WINTER HAVEN - The Polk State Baseball team picked up another conference win Monday night when it took down the visiting Hawks of Hillsborough, 6-4.
The Eagles' overall record now stands at 35-9, including an 11-5 mark in Suncoast Conference play, while Hillsborough falls to 21-20 and 7-9 in the league.
Freshman Brett Jones' eighth-inning triple drove in the winning run for the Eagles. Jones finished the game 2-for-4 at the plate.
The two teams will meet again Wednesday at Tampa's Steinbrenner Field. First pitch is set for 7 p.m.