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PCYF teams set for first round of playoffs after season finales at Bessemer City

Polk County Youth Football wrapped up its regular season on Saturday, the Wolverines winning one of four games at Bessemer City.

The Polk Tiney Mites earned a 20-6 victory over Bessemer, with the Mitey Mites falling 12-7, the Junior PeeWees falling 13-6 and the PeeWees suffering a 45-0 defeat.

With the regular season ending, playoff action will now begin for three of the four Polk County teams. Each will be in action on Saturday in first-round games at Wolverine Stadium.

The Tiney Mites will open the day’s play at 9 a.m., facing Bessemer City in a rematch of last week’s game. The Polk 5 and 6-year-olds enter as the 3rd seed in the division, with Bessemer City seeded sixth.

The Polk Mitey Mites will face Chapel Grove at 1:30 p.m. Polk County enters as the fourth seed, with Chapel Grove the fifth seed. Polk County defeated Chapel Grove 20-18 earlier this season.

The Polk Junior PeeWees will play at 3 p.m., facing West Gaston. Polk County is seeded third, with West Gaston the sixth seed. West Gaston won the first meeting between the two teams, 12-6, earlier this season.

There will be eight games played Saturday at Wolverine Stadium, the final game slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s winners will move on to the semifinals on Nov. 1 at Chapel Grove.

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