Polk County Youth Football places three teams in postseason

The regular season came to an end Saturday for Polk County Youth Football, with three of its four teams qualifying for postseason play.

Polk County’s 7-8 year-old team took a 7-0 win over the Rutherfordton Raiders to cap a 5-2 season. The Wolverines are seeded third in the playoffs and will face Cherryville on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in G.M. Tennant Stadium.

The 9-10 year-old team defeated Rutherfordton 26-19 to cap an outstanding 6-1 season. The Wolverines are seeded behind Cleveland County, who won a 27-20 decision in the season opener with Polk, and earned a first-round bye.

The 11-12 year-old team finished 4-1 with a 7-6 win over Rutherfordton and earned the top seed for the playoffs.

The 5-6 year-old team dropped a 36-6 decision to Rutherfordton and finished its season with a 2-5 record. The Wolverines just missed a playoff spot.

All first-round games in the league will be played Saturday in G.M. Tennant Stadium. The eight-game schedule will begin at 9 a.m.