Eagles split with Lakehawks at Lake-Sumter

Anizya Vargas went 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and an RBI as the Eagles beat Lake-Sumter 3-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Anizya Vargas went 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and an RBI as the Eagles beat Lake-Sumter 3-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State split a doubleheader with Lake-Sumter State College today in Leesburg.  

The Eagles blanked the Lakehawks 3-0 in the opener. 

Alayna Carranco pitched a complete game, allowing five hits and a walk and striking out two. She also singled and stole a base. 

Polk State took a 1-0 lead in the first inning and added a pair of runs in the fifth. 

Anizya Vargas went 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two runs, and an RBI. 

Destinee Jackson doubled, and Lauren Estrada singled and scored a run. 

In the second game, the Eagles had a 9-8 lead going into the bottom of the ninth, but Lake-Sumter rallied for two runs and a 10-9 win. 

With the game tied 1-1, the Lakehawks scored four runs in the bottom of the third, but the Eagles answered with five in the top of the fourth for a 6-5 lead. 

Lake-Sumter took a 7-6 lead in the fifth before Polk State tied it 7-7 in the sixth.  

Each team scored a run in the eighth, making it an 8-8 game heading into the ninth. 

 

Victoria Perry went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, and three RBI. She also walked, stole a base, and scored a run as the Eagles lost 10-9 in nine innings. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.) 

 

Sarah Grindrod started and allowed four runs on three hits and a pair of walks in two innings. 

Carranco came on in relief and yielded four runs on seven hits and two walks. 

Victoria Perry went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, and three RBI. She also walked, stole a base, and scored a run. 

Jackson had a double, two singles, a run, two RBI, and three stolen bases. 

Vargas doubled, walked, scored twice and drove in three runs. 

Estrada also had a double, along with a walk and a run. 

Krista Hoyt singled, walked, and scored a run. 

Destiny Breeden collected a single, a run, and a stolen base.

Alexis McBride walked and scored a run. 

The Eagles (7-6) travel to Fort Pierce tomorrow to play Indian River State College (6-2, No. 9 FCSAA) at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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