Four Polk County standouts have been named to the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association all-district 2A squad for District 8
The pain stayed constant Tuesday afternoon on Ashley Ponder's face. Drilled on the left arm in the second inning by a Savannah Rice fastball (though an umpire's ruling denied her first base), then struck on the right forearm by an errant throw as she ran to first on a grounder, Ponder nonetheless remained in Polk County's lineup Tuesday, determined to do what she could to help the Wolverines top Madison.
Polk County flashed Tuesday the tenacious, never-say-die spirit that ran throughout its 2015 softball season. And it very nearly enabled the Wolverines to fight another...
There will be a lot of new in Ashley Ponder's life next fall - new college, new state and a brand-new softball program to join