Eagles set regular-season win record

Maggie Roberts swings at a pitch in the second game of today's doubleheader, in which she broke the Polk State record for most career home runs with 25.
Maggie Roberts swings at a pitch in the second game of today's doubleheader, in which she broke the Polk State record for most career home runs with 25.

Polk State won its 41st game today, setting a school record for most regular-season wins. 

The Eagles entered the record books by shutting out Seminole State College of Florida 5-0 in the second game of today's doubleheader in Winter Heaven.

The Eagles also won the first game, 9-1 in five innings. 

In that game, Haleigh Corbally improved to 15-4. 

On offense, Kaitlyn Warren (2-for-3) doubled, tripled, and drove in two runs. Harlee Rimes went 1-for-2 with three RBI. Rose Stevens (2-for-4) stole two bases and drove in a run. Erica Morrissey (1-for-3) also had an RBI. 

In game two, the Eagles scored the only run they would need in the bottom of the fourth, when Roberts led off the inning with a double. Rimes, running for Roberts, went to third on a wild pitch and scored when Morrissey hit a sacrifice fly. 

In the bottom of the sixth, Polk State added four more runs when Roberts and Kayla Montgomery (1-for-3 with two RBI) each hit two-run home runs.  Roberts's blast, her 15th of the season, broke Kenshyra Jackson's record for most home runs in a a career with 25. Roberts also holds the school record with 15 home runs in a season. 

Roberts (3-for-3) also had a double and two RBI. Warren and Kara Seymour each went 1-for-3. 

With the shutout victory, Montgomery ends the regular season at 18-6. 

The Eagles finish the regular season 41-12, 12-4 in the Suncoast Conference. They start the state tournament in Pensacola May 2 against Gulf Coast State at 2 p.m. Central Time.

Jan 27
Softball TBA
at TBA
Leadoff Classic Clearwater, FL
Jan 28
Softball TBA
at TBA
Leadoff Classic Clearwater, FLl
Feb 02
Softball 2:00 PM
at Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, FL
Feb 02
Softball 4:00 PM
at Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, FL
Feb 06
Softball 4:00 PM
Seminole State College of Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 06
Softball 6:00 PM
Seminole State College of Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 09
Softball 1:00 PM
at Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford, FL
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