Rugby boys rally in final quarter to slip past Polk Middle

Rugby stormed back from a 10-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to hand Polk County Middle a 36-33 loss in boys basketball action Thursday in Mills River.

The Raiders (3-3) outscored Polk Middle (2-4) 17-4 over the final six minutes to claim the win.

Antonio Simpson had 17 points to lead the Wolverines, with Keaundrae Green scoring eight. Lawson Carter added four points while Gunnar Alm and Avery Harden each finished with two.

Polk Middle resumes play on January 6, traveling to Bethel Middle.

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