Five Polk County players had at least two hits Monday to back the pitching of Ashley Scruggs as the Wolverines rolled past Rosman 9-2 in a non-conference softball matchup in Rosman.
In the Wolverines’ season opener and the debut of head coach Jamie Thompson, Scruggs struck out seven while shutting down a Rosman team (1-2) that had scored 24 runs in its first two games.
Maranda Gosnell led Polk County’s offensive outburst, going 3-for-5. Autumn Owen, Hannah Emory and Morgan Stott were each 2-for-4 with two RBI while Allie Thompson finished 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Rosman earned a 9-8 victory in the junior varsity game.
Polk County opens its home schedule on Wednesday, hosting Landrum at 4:30 p.m.