Polk County Middle teams will begin competition next week in the Blue Ridge Conference conference championships for boys soccer, football and volleyball.
The Wolverine soccer squad (6-5-1) earned the fourth seed in the BRC’s East Division and will travel Monday to Macon Middle, the BRC West champions. The Panthers enter with a 9-0 record. That match is set for 4:30 p.m.
With a win, Polk Middle would advance to Wednesday’s semifinal to face either Brevard Middle or Smoky Mountain Middle.
The Polk Middle volleyball squad (11-1), meanwhile, will begin tournament play as the top seed from the East and will host Smoky Mountain Middle (3-9), the fourth seed from the West. That match is also set to begin at 4:30 p.m.
The Wolverines, with a win, would face either Brevard Middle or Waynesville Middle in the semifinal round on Wednesday. That match would be played at Polk.
The Polk Middle football team (6-0) will host Waynesville Middle (4-1) on Thursday at 5 p.m. in a semifinal matchup. The BRC expanded its football playoffs two rounds this season.
With a win, the Wolverines would host either Macon Middle or Rugby Middle in the championship game on Oct. 20.