Eagles fall to Hawks

Marquis Orozco doubled and drove in two runs against Hillsborough. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Marquis Orozco doubled and drove in two runs against Hillsborough. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State's three-game winning streak ended yesterday with a 15-5 eight-inning loss against Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. 

The Eagles had a 3-2 lead after three innings, but the Hawks took the lead 4-3 after four innings, and Polk State trailed for the rest of the game. 

The Eagles had seven hits, including five doubles. 

Zach Diewert went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI. 

Marquis Orozco also doubled and drove in a pair of runs. 

Isaiah Cullum had a double, a walk, a run, and an RBI. 

Zach Biermann doubled and scored a run. 

Zach Scott walked twice and scored once. 

Skylar Frey singled, walked, and scored a run. 

Starting pitcher Shameko Smith (2-1) took the loss. 

Chad Tworek, Chavez Fernander, Cole Crowder, and Zach Schneider worked in relief. 

The Eagles (30-10, 14-5, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 7 NJCAA) play Hillsborough again Monday at 6 p.m. at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

 
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Baseball 5:00 PM
Webber International University
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Baseball 5:00 PM
Palm Beach State College
Winter Haven, FL
Feb 26
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Webber International University
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Feb 28
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Lakeland, FL
Mar 02
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University of Tampa
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at St. Petersburg College
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Mar 07
Baseball 6:00 PM
St. Petersburg College
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