Brevard’s junior varsity took advantage of an errant day for Polk County pitching to claim a 19-7 victory over the Wolverines in Brevard.
Polk County closes its season with a 3-12 record.
How it happened: Four Polk County pitchers issued 15 walks, and that plus four Wolverine errors allowed Brevard to amass its run total with just five hits.
Brevard opened a 7-0 lead after an inning, but Polk answered with a six-run third inning to fight back into the battle. Walks to Nick Stribling and Nick Sotomayer began the rally, with a wild pitch moving each batter up a base and Stribling scoring on Blaine Turner’s infield single.
Peyton Hoots drew a walk to load the bases, with Sotomayer and Turner scoring on Piercen Edwards’ infield grounder. Following a walk to Bryson Jones, Edwards stole third and scored on a wild pitch, with Jones moving to third, where he scored on Bryson Hoots’ single to center.
Hoots stole second and then scored on Aaron Jackson’s base hit to make it a 7-6 game.
But Brevard answered with a 12-run third inning, and Polk managed just one run in the fourth, Edwards’ RBI single to score Turner, to end the game in the fourth by run rule.
At the plate: Turner finished 2-for-3 with two runs, with Edwards, Jones, Bryson Hoots and Jackson each adding base hits.