Polk County garnered its first mention this year in a statewide football poll, receiving two votes in the NCPreps.com 2A state poll.

The Wolverines (7-3) knocked Owen out of both the NCPreps.com poll and The Associated Press top 10 poll with their 41-24 win Friday.

North Rowan, Franklin, Winston-Salem Carver, East Lincoln and High Point Andrews comprise the top five in both polls.

First basketball scrimmages set

Polk County basketball fans can get their first look at the Wolverine hoop squads this week.

According to the latest schedules from the PCHS athletic department, the Polk County girls will host a scrimmage with Chapman on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The Polk County boys, minus those still on the football squad, will travel to East Rutherford on Thursday for a 6 p.m. scrimmage.

Both varsity teams are scheduled to open the regular season Nov. 19 at Chase.

No Wolverines in state wrestling list

RetroRankings.com has posted its preseason statewide rankings of individual wrestlers, but no Polk County wrestlers made the list.

There were a two Western Highlands Conference wrestlers on the list:

106: Taylor Barnes, Madison, honorable mention
220: Rhett Hoy, Hendersonville, 1st

The full list can be found here: http://www.retrorankings.com/2ANov1.htm

State ADM numbers released

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released 2013 ADM numbers on Tuesday, an important piece of data for the upcoming state football playoffs.

Once the 64 qualifiers for the playoffs are determined, the schools are split into two divisions, 2A and 2AA, based on enrollment size as detailed in the ADM numbers.

With 96 schools in the 2A classification, any of the 32 largest schools qualifying for the playoffs are assured of being in the large school bracket, with any of the smallest 32 assured of being in the small school bracket. As one of those 32 smallest 2A schools in the state, Polk County is assured of playing in the bracket for the smaller schools, 2A.

Pairings will be announced on Saturday.

The complete ADM numbers for 2A schools are:

Hunter Huss 1074
Franklinton 1056
West Caldwell 1053
Smoky Mountain 1030
Washington 1028
Currituck 1024
East Davidson 1024
North Brunswick 1011
South Granville 1005
Ashe County 992
T.W. Andrews 977
Northside Jacksonville 967
Bunker Hill 962
R-S Central 953
East Burke 948
St Pauls 941
East Duplin 939
West Stokes 939
Franklin 936
North Lenoir 931
Forest Hills 928
Newton-Conover 928
Bunn 922
North Surry 912
Randleman 910
Roanoke Rapids 909
West Lincoln 908
Carrboro 905
Croatan 905
Monroe 899
Kinston 898
Forbush 894
East Lincoln 893
North Pitt 890
Hertford County 886
Cummings 885
Greene Central 877
Salisbury 869
Parkwood 868
Southwest Edgecombe 868
Bandys 867
Maiden 859
Reidsville 858
Northeastern 848
Providence Grove 847
West Stanly 846
Madison 837
Lincolnton 837
Wilkes Central 836
Mount Pleasant 835
Graham 833
South Lenoir 832
Beddingfield 830
Owen 824
Central Academy of Technology & Arts 823
East Rutherford 822
First Flight 819
Bertie 815
Chase 814
Clinton 813
Bartlett Yancey 811
Dixon 807
Wheatmore 807
Surry Central 799
Southern Vance 798
Lake Norman Charter 795
Shelby 793
West Davidson 791
Brevard 789
Lexington 789
Pasquotank 786
Eastern Randolph 785
Farmville Central 783
South Columbus 782
Goldsboro 777
Warren County 767
West Bladen 765
North Johnston 760
Red Springs 756
Jordan-Matthews 749
Polk County 734
Trinity 730
Thomasville 711
Hendersonville 700
Midway 693
Fairmont 691
North Rowan 689
West Wilkes 685
Carver 681
Mountain Heritage 679
North Wilkes 677
Southwest Onslow 676
Ayden-Grifton 666
Holmes 665
South Stokes 663
East Bladen 659

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