Polk County is the second seed in the 1A West and will receive a first-round bye in the state volleyball playoffs, according to official brackets released Thursday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association
Bruce Ollis hopes a large crowd will pack the home stands in G.M. Tennant Stadium on Thursday night, both to showcase Polk County for a regional television audience and to provide backing for the Wolverines in a vitally important conference clash
It wasn't the full 80 minutes of solid execution that Polk County boys soccer coach Josh Trejo wants to see. But Polk County's 4-1 win Saturday over Highlands served as the latest indicator that the Wolverines may be hitting their stride ahead of one of their most important games of the season.
They held a fireworks display late Friday night at Avery High School, which seemed unfortunate given the thick fog that lingered over MacDonald Stadium most of the evening. Not to mention the third-quarter fireworks that Polk County's offense had already delivered.