Eagles beat Manatees 10-5

Trent Sinkfield homered for the second consecutive game against the Manatees. He also collected four RBI in a 10-5 win. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Trent Sinkfield homered for the second consecutive game against the Manatees. He also collected four RBI in a 10-5 win. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State beat State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota 10-5 yesterday at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.  

Trailing 2-1, the Eagles scored a pair of runs in the fifth inning to take a 3-2 lead. 

They added five runs the following inning and two more in the eighth. 

The Manatees scored two in the seventh and one in the ninth. 

Polk State collected 13 hits and five walks.  

Trent Sinkfield homered for the second straight game. He also singled and drove in four runs. 

Nico Limoncelli went 3-for-5 with a double, a stolen base, and two RBI. 

Rhys Cratty singled twice, walked, scored a run, and drove in a run. 

Danny Berg had a pair of singles, a run, and two RBI. 

Zach Scott went 2-for-4 with a double, a stolen base, and two runs scored. 

Cody Oerther singled, walked, scored twice, and drove in a run. 

Chase Ashby had a single, a walk, and two runs. 

Alec Barger started on the mound, allowing four runs (one unearned) on six hits in 6.2 innings. He walked one and struck out six. 

Jared Freilich came out of the bullpen and held the Manatees hitless for 1.1 innings. 

Julio Blanco gave up a run in a third of an inning. 

Danny Madden and Billy McKay got the final three outs. 

The Eagles (22-20-, 9-11) play the Manatees again Monday at 6 p.m. in Bradenton. 

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