Polk Defeats Hillsborough, 6-4, in Series Opener

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.

Six Polk players collected a hit in the contest.

Sophomore Chris Waltermire picked up the win in relief, and sophomore Reid Noah nabbed his fifth save of the season.

The two teams will meet again Wednesday at Tampa's Steinbrenner Field. First pitch is set for 7 p.m.

9/30/16 1:00 PM
Baseball
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
vs. Polk State College
@ Walter Fuller Complex
St. Petersburg, Fla.
9/30/16 3:30 PM
Baseball
Polk State College
vs. St. Petersburg College
@ Walter Fuller Complex
St. Petersburg, Fla.
10/5/16 5:00 PM
Baseball
Polk State College
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, Fla.
10/12/16 5:00 PM
Baseball
South Florida State College
at Polk State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
10/14/16 5:00 PM
Baseball
Polk State College
at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, Fla.
10/19/16 6:00 PM
Baseball
Polk State College
at Florida Southern College
Lakeland, Fla.
10/26/16 5:00 PM
Baseball
SF Giants Scout Team
at Polk State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
CONF ALL
Polk State 16-5 46-12
State College of Florida 14-7 33-17-1
Hillsborough 8-13 22-24
South Florida 4-16 19-30-1
St. Petersburg 0-0 18-30

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