Eagles collect 12 hits in win over Webber

Chavez Fernander fires a strike against Webber.  He earned his third win of the season as the Eagles beat the Warriors 5-2.  (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Chavez Fernander fires a strike against Webber. He earned his third win of the season as the Eagles beat the Warriors 5-2. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State broke a 1-1 tie with three runs in the second inning and went on to beat Webber International 5-2 tonight at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven. 

Christian Nehls led off the inning by reaching first on a walk, stealing second, and taking third on a wild pitch. 

Sam Koruschak followed with a walk, and then Miles Simington hit the first pitch he saw for a single, scoring Nehls. 

After Rhys Cratty reached first on a fielder's choice, Cody Oerther lined a double to left, scoring both runners and giving the Eagles a 4-1 lead. 

The Eagles added a run in the seventh, and the Warriors put their final run on the board in the eighth. 

Chavez Fernander started on the mound and earned the win, improving his record to 3-1. In four innings he allowed one unearned run on two hits, walking none and striking out seven. 

Julio Blanco worked four innings in relief, giving up an unearned run on three hits. He walked one and struck out nine. 

Jared Freilich worked the ninth inning and picked up his first save, giving up one hit and striking out two. 

Oerther went 2-for-4 with a run, a stolen base, and two RBI. 

Zach Scott doubled, singled twice, stole a base, and drove in a run. 

Koruschak had a 2-for-3 game with a run, a walk, and two stolen bases. 

Nico Limoncelli had a single, a double, and a run. Nehls finished with a single, a run, a sacrifice, and a stolen base. 

Trent Sinkfield added a single, sacrifice fly, and an RBI. 

Simington singled and drove in a run, and Danny Berg had a single and a walk. 

The Eagles (7-9) return to action Friday at 5 p.m. against Palm Beach State College (No. 5 FCSAA) at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

 

Jan 18
Baseball 6:00 PM
Webber International University
Scrimmage Winter Haven, FL
Jan 25
Baseball 2:00 PM
at Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, FL
Jan 26
Baseball 2:00 PM
at Broward College
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jan 28
Baseball 5:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 30
Baseball 5:00 PM
Broward College
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 01
Baseball 2:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, FL
Feb 02
Baseball 1:00 PM
Daytona State College
Winter Haven, FL
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