Eagles beat Falcons 8-3

Carter Slentz (1-0) earned the win in relief as the Eagles downed Daytona Beach 8-3 on the road. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Carter Slentz (1-0) earned the win in relief as the Eagles downed Daytona Beach 8-3 on the road. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State baseball got back in the win column today, beating Daytona State 8-3 in Daytona Beach. 

After each team scored a run in the first inning, the Eagles scored two in the third and one in the fourth to take a 4-1 lead. 

The Falcons plated two runs in the fifth inning , making it a 4-3 game until Polk State posted four runs in the top of the ninth.  

Carter Slentz (1-0) earned the win in relief, allowing no runs on a hit and a walk in 1.2 innings. 

Starter Jake Curry gave up three runs (one unearned) on eight hits in 4.1 innings. 

Jacob Heath and Alex Goff combines to allow no hits and no runs in the final three frames. 

Dimerson Nunez had a busy day on the base paths. He went three-for-five with a double, two runs, an RBI, and three stolen bases. 

Rohsean Riley swiped two bases, walked twice, singled twice, scored twice, and drove in a run. 

Jakob Hines went two-for-five with a double, a run, a stolen base, and three RBI. 

Ty Crittenberger singled, stole a base, scored a run, and drove in a run. 

Nick Wells doubled, drove in a run, and scored a run. 

Dalton Boyd doubled and walked in three at-bats.   

The Eagles (3-4) hit the road again Friday for a 2 p.m. game at Palm Beach State College. 

Feb 29
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. University of Tampa JV
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 02
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Fort Myers, FL
Mar 04
Baseball 6:00 PM
vs. Florida Southwestern State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 06
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Fort Myers, FL
Mar 07
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 09
Baseball 6:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, FL
Mar 11
Baseball 6:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, FL
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