Eagles soar past Falcons in 10th inning

Jonah Garrison made a squeeze bunt to score the winning run in the 10th inning against Daytona State. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Jonah Garrison made a squeeze bunt to score the winning run in the 10th inning against Daytona State. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Jonah Garrison's squeeze bunt scored Zach Scott from third base, giving Polk State a 6-5 win in the 10th inning today against Daytona State College at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven. 

The Falcons jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning. The Eagles answered with two runs in the third and three in the fourth to take a 5-4 lead. 

Daytona State tied it at 5 with a run in the fifth. 

Zach Biermann singled twice, walked, and scored twice. 

Zach Diewert went 2-for-4 with a double, a run, and an RBI. 

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

Raudy Martinez walked and drove in a pair of runs. 

Isaiah Cullum collected a single, a walk, and a run. 

Shameko Smith started and worked four innings, allowing four hits and five runs (four unearned) while walking two and striking out two. 

Chavez Fernander came on in relief and gave up two hits and no runs in two innings. 

Zach Schneider got the win, allowing no hits and no runs in the final four innings. 

The Eagles (6-1, No. 4 FCSAA, No. 11 NJCAA) play Seminole State College at 5 p.m. Monday at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven. 

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