Polk Notches 7-2 Victory over South Florida Community College

Polk Notches 7-2 Victory over South Florida Community College

WINTER HAVEN – Freshman pitcher Chase Sparkman raised his record to a perfect 6-0 with eight strong innings, and Sophomore Michael Danner provided the power at the plate as Polk State defeated South Florida Community College 7-2 on Wednesday night in Winter Haven.

With the victory the Eagles improve to 32-9 and 8-5 in the Suncoast Conference, while the Panthers fall to 18-24-1 and 3-10 in league action.

Sparkman allowed five hits and struck out two. Freshman Trey Norris struck out the side in the ninth.

Danner hit his sixth home run of the season and drove in three runs. Freshman catcher Erik Hindmon hit 2-for-5 and freshman outfielder Brett Jones was 1-for-2 with a double and two runs scored.

The Eagles and Panthers continue their three game set on Friday in Avon Park at 6 p.m.

Oct 29
Baseball TBA
vs. TBA
@ Joker Marchant Stadium
FCSAA Sophomore All-Star Weekend Lakeland, Fla.
Nov 02
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Embry-Riddle
Daytona Beach, Fla.
Nov 08
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
CONF ALL
Polk State 16-5 46-12
State College of Florida 14-7 33-17-1
Hillsborough 8-13 22-24
South Florida 4-16 19-30-1
St. Petersburg 0-0 18-30

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