Polk County placed a close third Thursday in a four-team Western Highlands Conference match at Tryon Country Club.

The Wolverines posted a team total of 376, just behind Mitchell’s 358 and Avery’s 367. Mountain Heritage followed with a score of 434.

Polk County’s Hunter Lynch had the second-lowest score of the day, firing an 86 to finish two shots behind Mitchell’s Austin McGuire.

Carson Emory added an 89, with Parker Dotson posting a 98 and Max Zinn a 103. Also competing for the Wolverines were Nick Wilson (113) and Blake Rackley (116).

Polk County is scheduled to return to TCC on Tuesday for its next match.