Eagles take two on first day of season

Destinee Jackson had five hits and three RBI in a pair of wins. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State).
Destinee Jackson had five hits and three RBI in a pair of wins. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State).

Polk State softball started its season with a pair of victories yesterday in Clearwater. 

In game one, the Eagles collected 18 hits in a 12-5 win over East Georgia State College. 

Osheiauna Phifer went three-for-four with three runs, two RBI, a double, and a stolen base. 

Destinee Jackson doubled and singled in five at-bats, scoring a run, stealing a base, and driving in a pair of runs. 

Victoria Gonzalez had a three-for-four game with a double, a run, and two RBI. 

Sadie Stinson singled, doubled, walked, and drove in three runs. 

Layla Jackson went two-for-four with a double and an RBI.  

Terriona Smith had a single, a double, a run, and two RBI. 

Kaylin Holland singled twice, walked once, and scored twice. 

Karie Abel pitched a complete game, allowing 10 hits, walking two, and striking out five. 

 

Polk State had 13 hits – all singles – in the second game, defeating St. Johns River State College 4-3.  

Anabel Ramos earned the win, allowing eight hits and four walks in seven innings. 

Destinee Jackson went three-for-four with a run and an RBI. 

Phifer singled twice, scored once, and drove in two runs. 

Anizya Vargas went two-for-three with a walk, a run, and an RBI. 

Alexis McBride and Terriona Smith each had a pair of hits. 

 

The Eagles (2-0) play their home opener Tuesday against Lake-Sumter State College at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Diamondplex in Winter Haven. 

Feb 29
Softball 1:00 PM
at Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford, FL
Feb 29
Softball 3:00 PM
at Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford, FL
Mar 03
Softball 3:00 PM
vs. Daytona State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 03
Softball 5:00 PM
vs. Daytona State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 05
Softball 1:00 PM
vs. Seminole State College of Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 05
Softball 3:00 PM
vs. Seminole State College of Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 12
Softball 4:00 PM
at Florida State College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL (North Campus / Capper Rd) Jacksonville, FL
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