Polk County Middle's Jill Brown had two points in Wednesday's win

Polk Middle girls stymie Apple Valley to score road victory

Polk County Middle kicked off the second half of its Blue Ridge Conference East Division schedule on a positive note Wednesday.

The Wolverines traveled to Apple Valley and delivered a 33-13 victory in an East Division girls basketball matchup. Polk improved to 6-2 overall, with Apple Valley falling to 3-5.

How it happened: Defense paved the way for the Wolverines, who held the Knights to no more than five points in any quarter.

Polk built a 20-6 halftime advantage, then pushed the margin in the second half. Apple Valley had two quarters, the second and fourth, where the Knights only scored two points.

Scoring: Cate Brown had a pair of 3-pointers and scored 14 points, with Raney Tallon adding 10.

Reeve Carroll finished with seven points, with Jill Brown adding two.

Next up: Polk Middle returns home on Monday to face Hendersonville Middle in a key East Division matchup. The Bearcats are undefeated and lead the division.