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.