No. 3 Polk State Baseball Pulls Away From Hillsborough, 10-7

No. 3 Polk State Baseball Pulls Away From Hillsborough, 10-7

TAMPA - The No. 3 Polk baseball team defeated Hillsborough, 10-7, Wednesday night at Steinbrenner Field.

The Eagles have now won five-straight games and own a 36-9 overall record on the season, including 12-5 in Suncoast Conference play.

Conor Szczerba went 3-for-6 with three RBIs, two runs scored and a stolen base to lead the Eagles. Colt Hankamer went 2-for-6 with two RBIs, and Kyle Chastain scored two runs on 2-for-4 hitting.

The game was tied at 6-6 in the ninth, when the Eagles scored four runs. Hillsborough Community College fought back, loading the bases and getting a run across before Polk relief pitcher Steven Burnham picked off the Hillsborough runner at second, and then induced a pop fly to end the game.

The two teams play again at 6 p.m. Friday in Winter Haven.

Sep 29
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Sep 29
Baseball 3:30 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
@ Walter Fuller Complex
Suncoast Tournament St. Petersburg, Fla.
Oct 04
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 06
Baseball 12:00 PM
Polk State Scout Day
Scout Day Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 11
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, Fla.
Oct 14
Baseball 12:00 PM
Chet Lemon Juice
Doubleheader Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 18
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Henley Field Lakeland, Fla.
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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