A pair of victories last week have moved Polk County’s girls soccer squad into the top 10 in the latest state rankings.
The Wolverines (3-2) moved into the No. 8 spot in this week’s North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association poll after a solid three games of action.
Polk County dropped a narrow 1-0 decision at Hickory, ranked 11th in this week’s 3A poll, before defeating conference rival Madison 5-0 and knocking off previously undefeated Burns 3-1 on Saturday. Madison is ranked 15th in this week’s 2A poll, with Burns dropping to 15th in the 3A poll after being in the top 10 last week.
Carrboro is ranked No. 1 in the 2A poll, followed by Lake Norman Charter and Croatan. Franklin (10) and Owen (11) are other Western North Carolina schools in this week’s rankings.
Polk County is slated to return to Western Highlands Conference play on Monday, hosting Mountain Heritage at 6 p.m.