Trailing 10-1 after four innings, Polk State fought back before losing 11-10 to Hillsborough Community College tonight at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.
The big blow came in the bottom of the eight. With the Eagles down 11-6 with two out and the bases loaded, Tor Sehnert drilled the first pitch over the leftfield fence. The grand slam cut the lead to 11-10 but Polk State could get no closer.
In addition to his homer, Sehnert singled and walked.
Demetrio Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, and a run.
Drew Howard had a single, a sacrifice fly, two walks, two runs, and an RBI.
Danny Berg tripled, walked twice, drove in a run, and scored twice.
Nico Limoncelli went 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBI.
Brady Gulakowski had a single, walk, a sacrifice fly, a run, and an RBI.
Trent Sinkfield doubled and scored a run.
Starter Jake Curry (3-3) took the loss.
The Eagles (24-25, 11-15) travel to Avon Park on Friday for a 5 p.m. game against South Florida State College.