Chipola College Indians Varsity nabbed the lead late in the game in a 12-10 victory over Northwest Florida State on Monday. The game was tied at ten with Chipola College Indians Varsity batting in the bottom of the eighth when Daniel Cerda singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Chipola College Indians Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Northwest Florida State to score seven runs in the second inning. Northwest Florida State's big inning was driven by home runs by Polcovich and Randa, a sac fly by Johnson, and a groundout by Thompson.
Northwest Florida State opened up scoring in the second inning, when Thompson grounded out, scoring one run.
After Northwest Florida State scored two runs in the top of the third, Chipola College Indians Varsity answered with two of their own. Northwest Florida State scored when Thompsonhomered on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. Chipola College Indians Varsity then answered when Cameron Gray doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.
Andrew Baker was the winning pitcher for Chipola College Indians Varsity. He went four innings, allowing one run on four hits and striking out six. Robert Bennett threw three and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Starnes started the game for Northwest Florida State. He allowed five hits and four runs over three innings, striking out four. Hunt and Bailey entered the game from the bullpen, throwing three innings and two innings respectively.
Chipola College Indians Varsity saw the ball well today, racking up 13 hits in the game.Johnson, Joshua Rivera, Gray, Jordan Anderson, and Cerda all collected multiple hits for Chipola College Indians Varsity. Johnson led Chipola College Indians Varsity with three hits in four at bats.
Northwest Florida State tallied 11 hits. Thompson and Fitzgerald all had multiple hits for Northwest Florida State. Northwest Florida State was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Johnson had the most chances in the field with nine.
The teams are back in action on Wednesday in Niceville at 5:00 p.m. CST.
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