The pieces finally fell into place Thursday for Polk County Middle's football team
Polk County Middle needed just one more stop Thursday. The Wolverine defense spent much of the second half and two overtimes delivering key plays with Apple Valley threatening to score. But the Knights finally got the break they needed, notching a 2-point conversion in the second overtime to pull out a 26-24 victory at Polk Middle.
Polk County Middle School's young football team continues to learn important lessons this season. Thursday taught the importance of every inch.
Three years after meeting in the championship game of the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference, Polk County Middle and Waynesville Middle again met in the league's postseason. And, again, Waynesville emerged the winner.
Hendersonville Middle's perfect run through the West Division of the Blue Ridge Middle School Conference very nearly took a detour Thursday afternoon at Polk County Middle
A Polk County Middle School coach joked Thursday that he might need to ask Nate Henderson for his autograph. Scoring four touchdowns will make a guy popular.