Polk County Middle tuned up for Wednesday's showdown with undefeated Flat Rock with a 4-1 thumping of Hendersonville Middle on Monday afternoon in a Blue Ridge Middle School Conference match at Polk Middle.
Led by seniors Garrett Weicker and Brad Blackwell, Polk County's defense has steadily improved throughout the season, and the back unit is one reason why the Wolverines have reached Wednesday's third-round state 2A playoff match with Hendersonville.
Wil Rimer isn't worried about the knee surgery he'll undergo next week. The Polk County senior is feeling too thankful these days to be concerned. Rimer is bound for Emory & Henry College to play soccer, having accepted an invitation to join the Wasps program.
Seconds remaining, an Owen shot screaming toward the goal, Polk County defender Carson Marshall had just one thought Wednesday night. "I saw it coming and thought, 'Uh-oh'," Marshall said.
Madison remained undefeated Wednesday, surviving a Polk County rally to earn a 4-3 win in the Western Highlands Conference opener for both schools in Marshall
Quality, not quantity, is foremost on the mind of Polk County boys soccer coach Lennox Charles these days