Eagles get third straight win over St. Pete

Cole Warken had a home run, a sacrifice fly, a run scored, and four RBI in a 12-3 win over St. Pete. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Cole Warken had a home run, a sacrifice fly, a run scored, and four RBI in a 12-3 win over St. Pete. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State defeated St. Petersburg College 12-3 last night at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater. 

With the win, its third straight over St. Pete, Polk State remains in first place in the Suncoast Conference by two games. 

The Eagles jumped on St. Pete pitching for four runs in the first inning. They added six runs in the third and two in the eighth. 

Polk State had 12 hits, and every Eagles hitter scored at least one run in the contest. 

Cole Warken had a home run, a sacrifice fly, a run scored, and four RBI. 

Isaiah Cullum drove in two runs, walked twice, and scored twice. 

Cody Burgess had a double, a run scored, an RBI, a sacrifice fly, two walks, and two stolen basses. 

Brandon Gali singled, scored a run, drove in a run, walked, and stole a base. 

Joe Strzelecki went 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI. 

Skylar Frey had a single, a walk, a run, and an RBI. 

Yeison Gomez singled and scored a run. 

Zach Biermann walked and scored twice. 

Chad Tworek (1-0) earned the win in relief. In 5.1 innings he allowed no runs and one hit while striking out six.

Starting pitcher Jordan Spicer worked 2.2 innings, giving up three runs on six hits. 

In the ninth inning, Tommy struck out two and allowed no hits or runs. 

The Eagles (27-12, 12-6, No. 6 FCSAA) play Hillsborough Community College tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

Feb 02
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Feb 03
Baseball 1:00 PM
Daytona State College
Mar 10
Baseball 1:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 12
Baseball 6:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 14
Baseball 6:00 PM
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mar 16
Baseball 6:00 PM
Hillsborough Community College
Mar 17
Baseball 1:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
NY Yankees Community Field (1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa 33614)
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