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.
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.