Eagles win 7-5 at South Florida

Trent Sinkfield hit a three-run home run as the Eagles defeated South Florida 7-5 in Avon Park.  (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Trent Sinkfield hit a three-run home run as the Eagles defeated South Florida 7-5 in Avon Park. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State got back in the win column today, beating South Florida State College 7-5 in Avon Park.

Starting pitcher Alec Barger worked eight innings to earn the win.

The Panthers put the potential tying runs on base in the bottom of the ninth, but Chavez Fernander shut down the threat, getting a strikeout, a ground out, and a popup to end the game.

Five of the Eagles' runs came on home runs. Trent Sinkfield hit a three-run blast and Rhys Cratty cleared the fence with a two-run shot.

The Eagles (15-17, 4-8) play Florida Southwestern at 6 p.m. Monday at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

 

Mar 22
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Mar 23
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. South Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 25
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Ft. Myers, FL
Mar 27
Baseball 6:00 PM
vs. Florida Southwestern State College
Winter Haven, FL
Mar 29
Baseball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Fort Myers, FL
Mar 30
Baseball 2:00 PM
vs. Elev8 Post Grad Program
Winter Haven, FL
Apr 01
Baseball 5:00 PM
vs. Florida Southern College B
Winter Haven, FL
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