Eagles’ season ends at state tournament

Eagles cheer from the dugout during state tournament action in Pensacola.
Eagles cheer from the dugout during state tournament action in Pensacola.

The Polk State Eagles softball team fought until the end today but came up two games short, losing twice to Tallahassee Community College 4-2 and 5-2.

The two losses in the NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Softball Tournament ended the Eagles' season and their dream of going to the NJCAA Division I National Championship.

"We had a great season, the best in school history," said Head Coach Jeff Ellis. "I am so proud of the team. We set multiple school records and went farther in the postseason than any team ever. The sophomore class has left an indelible mark on this program that will carry on forever."

In game one, Kaitlyn Warren went 1-for-3, while Kara Seymour went 1-for-3 with a stolen base. Stephanie Koutsoumbaris (2-for-3) doubled and drove in a run. Maggie Roberts drove in the other Eagles run with a sacrifice fly.

Haleigh Corbally pitched a complete game and took the loss, ending her season at 17-5.

In the second game, Seymour and Erica Morrissey and went 1-for-3, while starting pitcher Kayla Montgomery (2-for-3) homered and drove in two runs.

Montgomery ended her season at 19-7.

The Eagles end the season at 44-14.

Mar 20
Softball 5:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, Fla.
Mar 20
Softball 7:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Winter Haven, Fla.
Apr 10
Softball 5:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, Fla.
Apr 10
Softball 7:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, Fla.

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