Polk State's four-game winning streak ended today in a 11-4 loss to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.
The Manatees had 17 hits off nine Eagles pitchers.
Starting pitcher Shameko Smith (2-1) took the loss. In three and two-thirds of an inning he allowed two runs (one unearned) on five hits, walking three and striking out six.
With the score tied at 2 after four innings, the Manatees scored a run in the fifth and four in the sixth. They added a run in the seventh and three in the ninth.
Polk State scored single runs in the eighth and ninth.
The Eagles had seven hits.
Zach Diewert went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a stolen base, a run, and an RBI.
Cole Warken singled twice and scored a run.
Bradley Harmon had a single, a walk, and a run.
Zach Scott singled and drove in a run.
Jonah Garrison had a single, a walk, and an RBI.
Zach Biermann walked twice.
Marquis Orozco had a walk and an RBI.
The Eagles (27-9, 11-4, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 7 NJCAA) play St. Petersburg College on Monday at 6 p.m. at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.