Led by Will Ballard, Polk County placed third in Tuesday’s Western Highlands Conference golf match at Mountain Glen.

Ballard fired a 79 as the Wolverines posted a team total of 367. Avery County, on its home course, placed first with a total of 299, followed by Mitchell at 347.

RJ Weathers added a 94 for the Wolverines, who now have a 17-11 record this season.

Team Scores
1. Avery 299; 2. Mitchell 347; 3. Polk County 367; 4. Hendersonville 368; 5. Owen 379; 6. Mountain Heritage 411; 7. Madison DNQ

Polk County Scores
Will Ballard 79, RJ Weathers 94, Tanner Garrett 97, Daniel Weathers 97, Zane Capozzi 106