Eagles edge Manatees 12-11

Cody Burgess had four RBI, three singles, a triple, a walk, three runs, and three stolen bases in a 12-11 win over the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Cody Burgess had four RBI, three singles, a triple, a walk, three runs, and three stolen bases in a 12-11 win over the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State beat State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota 12-11 yesterday in Bradenton. 

Although the Eagles never trailed in the contest, the Manatees scored six runs in the bottom of the ninth but could get no closer than 12-11. 

Zach Schneider (1-0) earned the win in relief. In four innings he allowed five hits and four runs, walking one and striking out two. 

Starting pitcher Zak Spivy gave up seven hits and four runs in 4.1 innings. 

Chad Tworek and Justin Tworek also appeared in relief. 

Polk State had 15 hits. 

Cody Burgess went 4-for-5 with a triple, a walk, three runs, three stolen bases, and four RBI. 

Zach Biermann drove in three runs, doubled, singled twice, and scored a run. 

Zach Diewert had two singles, a walk, a run, an RBI, and a stolen base. 

Yeison Gomez singled, walked, scored a run, and drove in a run. 

Brandon Gali had two runs, two walks, and a sacrifice. 

Raudy Martinez singled, scored a run, and walked twice. 

Isaiah Cullum went 2-for-5 with an RBI. 

Skylar Frey singled and scored twice. 

Cole Warken had a single and a run scored. 

The Eagles (23-11, 8-5, No. 8 FCSAA) play State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.  

Sep 28
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex, St. Petersburg
Sep 28
Baseball 3:30 PM
at St. Petersburg College
Suncoast Tournament Walter Fuller Complex. St. Pete, FL
Oct 03
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Oct 05
Baseball 12:00 PM
Polk State College
Scout Day Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 10
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 12
Baseball 6:00 PM
Scorpions Founder Club
Winter Haven, FL
Oct 17
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Henley Field. Lakeland, FL
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