Polk County's Jeri Allen

Patton eked out a 25-24 victory Friday over Polk County in junior varsity girls basketball action in Morganton.

The Wolverines dropped to 0-3 with the loss while the Panthers improved to 1-6.

The game was close throughout, with Polk taking an 8-7 lead at halftime. The Wolverines still led by one entering the fourth quarter, but Patton pulled ahead late to seal the win.

Cate Brown had 11 points to pace Polk, with Raney Tallon scoring nine and Jeri Allen adding four.