Roberts, Koutsoumbaris Power Eagles Over Seminole State
Polk State College's Maggie Roberts (Lakeland/Lake Gibson) and freshman Stephanie Koutsoumbaris (Palm Harbor/University) each blasted two home runs Tuesday as the Eagles ripped Seminole State College 9-1 and 7-0 in a double-header at the DiamondPlex in Winter Haven.
Roberts was 2-for-2 with a grand slam and five RBI in the first game. She belted a two-run shot in the second game.
Koutsoumbaris was 3-for-3 in the first game with a solo shot and an RBI-single. She slammed a three-run dinger in the second contest as the Eagles improved to 7-3 on the season.
Eagle freshman Kayla Montgomery (2-0) earned the victory in the first game, holding the Raiders (4-5) to one run on two hits. She fanned six in the run-rule shortened, five-inning game.
Leadoff speedster Rose Stevens (Bartow/Mulberry) was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and a stolen base.
Sophomore Brooke Threlkeld (Auburndale) also singled in a run.
Freshman Taylor Bowen (Gainesville/Santa Fe/2-3) earned her second victory and first shutout of the season. She fanned 10 and did not allow a walk.
The Eagles host Daytona Thursday at 4 p.m.