Eagles blank Bucs for fifth straight win

Justin Gill got the win with six shutout innings as the Eagles beat Florida Southwestern 2-0. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Justin Gill got the win with six shutout innings as the Eagles beat Florida Southwestern 2-0. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State won its fifth straight game tonight, shutting out Florida Southwestern 2-0 in Fort Myers. 

The Eagles scored a run in the fifth and one in the sixth. 

Starting pitcher Justin Gill earned the win. In six innings he allowed three hits, walking one and striking out six. 

Luis Ferrer and Zach Schneider held the Buccaneers hitless for the rest of the game, with Schneider picking up the save. 

Zach Diewert doubled and scored a run. 

Zach Scott had a double and a stolen base. 

Cole Warken walked and singled. 

Marquis Orozco had a single and a run scored. 

Jonah Garrison went 1-for-2 with a triple. 

The Eagles (35-10, 19-5, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 8 NJCAA) play South Florida State College at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bing Tyus Yard in Winter Haven.

 
Sep 23
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Seminole State College of Florida
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 23
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. Florida Southwestern
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 24
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 24
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. Eastern Florida State College
@ Lake Myrtle Sports Complex
Auburndale, Fla.
Sep 29
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Sep 29
Baseball 3:30 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
@ Walter Fuller Complex
Suncoast Tournament St. Petersburg, Fla.
Oct 04
Baseball 5:00 PM
South Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.

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