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.

Jan 31
Baseball 4:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Bruce Bochy Field
Feb 01
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. Lake-Sumter State College
Feb 05
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Feb 07
Baseball 2:00 PM
at Palm Beach State College
Feb 08
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. Daytona State College
Feb 14
Baseball 5:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
Feb 15
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. Eastern Florida State College
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