Eagles drop regular-season finale

Zach Scott singled, doubled twice, and drove in two runs against the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Zach Scott singled, doubled twice, and drove in two runs against the Manatees. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State's regular season – and its 10-game winning streak – ended last night with a 4-3 loss to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota in Bradenton.

The Eagles put a run on the board in the first inning, but the Manatees tied the game in the second and took a 4-1 lead in the fifth.

Polk State scored a pair of runs in the eighth.

Starting pitcher Chad Tworek took the loss, allowing two runs (one unearned) on five hits in four and two-third innings.

Chavez Fernander, Julio Blanco, Justin Tworek, Cole Crowder, and Justin Gill worked in relief.

Zach Scott went 3-for-4 with two doubles, and two RBI.

Skylar Frey had two singles, two runs, two stolen bases, and a walk.

Cole Warken singled and drove in a run.

The Eagles (40-11, 24-6, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 4 NJCAA) begin play in the FCSAA/NJCAA Region 8 state tournament May 5 at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland. 

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vs. Florida Southwestern State College
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