Eagles rally in ninth to beat Lake-Sumter

Sam Koruschak singled, scored a run, and drove in two runs in a 5-3 win over Lake-Sumter.  (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Sam Koruschak singled, scored a run, and drove in two runs in a 5-3 win over Lake-Sumter. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Trailing 3-1 after eight innings, Polk State rallied for four runs in the top of the ninth and a 5-3 win over Lake-Sumter State College today in Leesburg. 

The Eagles have won two in a row, both come-from-behind victories. 

Chavez Fernander (2-0) pitched a scoreless eighth and ninth inning, earning the win in relief for the second straight game. 

Starter Alec Barger worked five innings, allowing two runs on six hits while walking two and striking out eight. 

Trent Sinkfield doubled, walked and drove in a run. 

Cody Oerther singled, stole a base, and scored two runs. 

Danny Berg had a single, a double, and a walk. 

Sam Koruschak singled, scored a run, and drove in a pair. 

Zach Scott finished with a single, a walk, a stolen base, and an RBI. 

Chase Ashby singled, walked, and scored a run. 

Miles Simington had a single and a walk. 

The Eagles (5-5, No. 10 FCSAA, No. 12 NJCAA) return to action Monday when they play Santa Fe College (No. 2 FCSAA) at 3 p.m. in Gainesville.

Feb 19
Baseball 5:00 PM
Webber International University B
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 20
Baseball 5:00 PM
Southeastern University B
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 22
Baseball 5:00 PM
Lake-Sumter State College
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 23
Baseball 1:00 PM
University of Tampa B
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 25
Baseball 5:00 PM
Santa Fe College
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 27
Baseball 6:00 PM
Florida Southern College B
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 28
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Southeastern University B
Lakeland, FL
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