Osborne’s grand slam helps Eagles win 11th straight

JD Osborne's grand slam and six RBI led the Eagles to their eleventh straight win.
JD Osborne's grand slam and six RBI led the Eagles to their eleventh straight win.

JD Osborne's grand slam helped Polk State won its eleventh straight game tonight, beating South Florida State College 9-6 in Avon Park.

Osborne (2-for-5) drove in six runs. In his next at bat he had a chance for back-to-back grand slams but grounded out with the bases loaded. 

Shane Gordon went 3-for-5 with two RBI, and Matt Piatt (2-for-3) drove in the other Eagles run. Cody DeNoyelles had a 4-for-5 night at the plate. 

Winning pitcher Hunter Kyzar yielded just one hit and no runs over seven innings. The victory moves him to 9-0 for the season and into a tie for the national lead in wins.  

The Eagles (30-11, 18-5 in the Suncoast Conference) face South Florida State College again tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Winter Haven.  

4/26/17 6:00 PM
Baseball
Polk State College
at University of Tampa JV
Tampa, Fla.
5/5/17 TBA
Baseball
Polk State College
at TBA
State Tournament May 5-10 Lakeland, Fla.

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