Eagles drop 2-1 decision to Santa Fe

Trent Sinkfield sprints to first base against Santa Fe. He drove in Polk State's only run in a 2-1 loss.  (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Trent Sinkfield sprints to first base against Santa Fe. He drove in Polk State's only run in a 2-1 loss. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State came up a run short tonight, losing 2-1 to Santa Fe College (No. 2 FCSAA) at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven. 

The Saints took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, scoring an unearned run on an error and back-to-back singles. 

They added another unearned run in the eighth on a single, a sacrifice bunt, and an error. 

The Eagles rallied for a run in the bottom of the eighth when Cody Oerther hit a leadoff single, took second and third base on wild pitches, and scored on Trent Sinkfield's single. 

Starting pitcher Danny Madden worked five innings, allowing a run on five hits with two walks and four strikeouts. 

Jared Freilich tossed a scoreless inning, allowing no hits while striking out two. 

Billy McKay pitched the final three innings. He gave up a run on two hits, walking one and striking out four. 

Sinkfield went 3-for-4 with an RBI. 

Miles Simington singled twice in four at-bats. 

Sam Koruschak had a double and a walk. 

The Eagles (6-9) face Webber International at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

Sep 21
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
Lake Myrtle Sports Park. Auburndale, FL
Sep 21
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. Chipola College
Exhibition Lake Myrtle Sports Park. Auburndale, FL
Sep 22
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Santa Fe College
Lake Myrtle Sports Park. Auburndale, FL
Sep 22
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. Pasco-Hernando State College
Lake Myrtle Sports Park. Auburndale, FL
Sep 27
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex, St. Petersburg
Sep 27
Baseball 3:30 PM
at St. Petersburg College
Walter Fuller Baseball Complex. St. Pete, FL
Oct 02
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
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