Eagles lose to St. Johns River

Trent Sinkfield homered and drove in three runs in a 9-5 loss to St. Johns River. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Trent Sinkfield homered and drove in three runs in a 9-5 loss to St. Johns River. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State dropped an 9-5 decision last night to St. Johns River State College in Palatka. 

After starting the season 5-0, the Eagles have lost three straight. 

With the score 2-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Vikings scored six runs. 

The Eagles answered with three runs in the top of the sixth inning but could get no closer as the Vikings added a run in the seventh and won 9-5. 

Trent Sinkfield went two-for-five, hitting his first home run of the season and driving in three runs.  

Nico Limoncelli singled twice, scored once, and drove in a run. 

Sam Koruschak went two-for-four with a walk and a run. 

James Boldin had a pair of singles. 

Drew Howard singled, stole a base, and scored a run. 

Tor Sehnert singled and walked, and Brady Gulakowski walked and scored a run.  

Eagle pitchers held the Vikings to six hits but gave up 10 walks.  

Brandon Willliams started on the mound and took the loss. In two and one-third innings he allowed two hits, four walks and two runs.  

Jake Curry gave up three runs on two hits and three walks, striking out three. 

Zavien Lindsey worked two innings, yielding a run on two hits and three walks. 

Billy McKay tossed a scoreless inning.  

After scoring 37 runs in their first five games, the Eagles have tallied eight runs in their three losses.  

Polk State (5-3) returns to action today at 6 p.m. against Seminole State (6-0) at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

 

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