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.
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.