Wolverine JV boys fall to Mitchell in home season finale

Mitchell spoiled Polk County’s regular-season home finale on Tuesday, handing the Wolverines a 57-31 defeat in junior varsity boys basketball action.

The Wolverines dropped to 3-15, 0-8 in Western Highlands Conference play. Polk County travels Thursday to Mountain Heritage in a game originally set for Friday but rescheduled due to the possibility of inclement weather.

Polk held a 12-8 lead at the end of the first period, but the Mountaineers rallied for a 26-19 lead at the half, then outscored Polk 25-2 in the third quarter.

Mackus Simpson had 12 points to lead Polk, with Sabian Schaeffer scoring eight. Vincent Twitty had six points, with Briar Underwood scoring two and William Simpson scoring two and grabbing nine rebounds.

Kanye Staley added a point for the Wolverines.

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