Eagles win 7-5 at South Florida

Trent Sinkfield hit a three-run home run as the Eagles defeated South Florida 7-5 in Avon Park.  (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Trent Sinkfield hit a three-run home run as the Eagles defeated South Florida 7-5 in Avon Park. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State got back in the win column today, beating South Florida State College 7-5 in Avon Park.

Starting pitcher Alec Barger worked eight innings to earn the win.

The Panthers put the potential tying runs on base in the bottom of the ninth, but Chavez Fernander shut down the threat, getting a strikeout, a ground out, and a popup to end the game.

Five of the Eagles' runs came on home runs. Trent Sinkfield hit a three-run blast and Rhys Cratty cleared the fence with a two-run shot.

The Eagles (15-17, 4-8) play Florida Southwestern at 6 p.m. Monday at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

 

Apr 23
Baseball 6:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Apr 25
Baseball 6:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Apr 27
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Apr 28
Baseball 1:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern
Fort Myers, FL
Apr 30
Baseball 6:00 PM
Florida Southwestern
Winter Haven, FL
May 02
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern
Fort Myers, FL
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