Eagles get 9-3 win over Florida SouthWestern

Jonathan Bermudez delivers a pitch against Florida SouthWestern in a 9-3 victory. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Jonathan Bermudez delivers a pitch against Florida SouthWestern in a 9-3 victory. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State beat Florida SouthWestern State College 9-3 today at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven. 

The Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Zach Biermann's single scored Isaiah Cullum.

In the second, Skylar Frey's bunt single scored Cole Warken. Cody Burgess's double brought home two more runs, giving Polk State a 4-0 lead. 

The Eagles sent nine hitters to the plate in the fourth, adding four more runs.   

Florida SouthWestern got on the board in the sixth, scoring three runs on a bases-loaded single. 

The Eagles added their final run in the seventh on an RBI single by Joe Strzelecki

Biermann went 3-for-4 with a walk, a run, and two RBI. 

Strzelecki had two singles and an RBI. 

Warken singled, stole a base, scored twice, and walked three times. 

Cullum had a walk, a stolen base, a sacrifice fly, and an RBI. 

Skylar Frey went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI. 

Yeison Gomez singled, walked, and scored. 

Zach Diewert had a single and a stolen base. 

Starting pitcher Jonathan Bermudez (3-1) worked six innings, allowing three runs on four hits while walking one and striking out four. 

Relievers Tommy Romero and Justin Gill held the Buccaneers scoreless for the final three innings. 

The Eagles (32-13, 17-7, No. 5 FCSAA) travel to Avon Park Monday to play South Florida State College at 6 p.m. 

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