Eagles rally to beat Florida SouthWestern

Yeison Gomez went 3-for-4 with three RBI as the Eagles came from behind to defeat Florida SouthWestern 7-5. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Yeison Gomez went 3-for-4 with three RBI as the Eagles came from behind to defeat Florida SouthWestern 7-5. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Trailing 5-2, Polk State scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat Florida SouthWestern State College 7-5 yesterday at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers. 

Yeison Gomez went 3-for-4 with a run scored and three RBI. 

Joe Strzelecki doubled, scored a run, and drove in two. 

Zach Biermann had a double, a run scored, and an RBI. 

Brandon Gali singled, walked, stole a base, and scored a run. 

Isaiah Cullum went 2-for-2 with two walks and a run scored. 

Cody Burgess singled, walked, and stole a base. 

Cole Warken singled and scored a run. 

Skylar Frey also singled. 

Starting pitcher Zak Spivy worked six innings, allowing four hits and five runs (two unearned) while walking two and striking out three. 

Justin Tworek (6-1) earned the win in relief. In one inning, he gave up one hit and no runs. 

Jacob Kelley worked the final two innings, earning his fifth save. He allowed no hits or runs and struck out one. 

The Eagles (31-13, 16-7, No. 5 FCSAA) face Florida SouthWestern again today at 1 p.m. at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

Mar 22
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Mar 23
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. South Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 25
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Ft. Myers, FL
Mar 27
Baseball 6:00 PM
vs. Florida Southwestern State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 29
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Fort Myers, FL
Apr 01
Baseball 5:00 PM
vs. Florida Southern College B
Winter Haven, FL
Apr 02
Baseball 6:00 PM
at University of Tampa B
Tampa, FL
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