Eagles rally to down Hawks 8-7

Justin Gill earned the win in relief with three shutout innings as the Eagles came from behind to beat Hillsborough 8-7. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Justin Gill earned the win in relief with three shutout innings as the Eagles came from behind to beat Hillsborough 8-7. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Trailing 7-3, Polk State rallied for five runs in the eighth inning, beating Hillsborough Community College 8-7 tonight in Tampa.

The win broke a two-game losing streak.

Raudy Martinez had a triple and four RBI.

Isaiah Cullum singled, scored twice, and drove in two runs.

Cole Warken had a single, a double, and a run.

Zach Scott singled and scored a pair of runs.

Marquis Orozco had a single and two walks.

Zach Diewert walked twice and drove in a run.

Skylar Frey had a single and a stolen base.

Zach Biermann scored two runs.

Justin Gill (2-1) pitched the final three innings, picking up the win. He allowed two hits and struck out four.

Starting pitcher Chad Tworek allowed four runs on eight hits in three innings. 

Pat Doudican worked an inning, giving up two runs (one unearned) on one hit. 

Cole Crowder yielded a hit and a run in two innings.

The Eagles (20-7, 4-2, No. 3 FCSAA, No. 7 NJCAA) play Florida Southwestern tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Bing Tyus Yard 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.

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