Polk County indoor track and field athletes honored Monday included, front row from left, Lauren Dotson, Lindsey Jenkins, Olivia Overholt, Emma Brunell and Alana Jergenson; back row from left, Braxton Edwards, Chan Barber, Michael Simoncic, Jordan Bishop, Bryce Jergenson

Polk indoor track program celebrates 2019-20 season

Polk County’s indoor track and field team celebrated the 2019-2020 season on Monday with a banquet at Harmon Field in Tryon.

Head coach Alan Peoples and his assistants handed out awards for the campaign, which completed Saturday with the state 2A/1A indoor championships in Winston-Salem.

Athletes winning awards Monday included:

GIRLS
Field MVP: Lauren Dotson, Alana Jergenson
Running MVP: Lindsey Jenkins, Emma Brunell
Ms. Wolverine: Olivia Overholt

BOYS
Field MVP: Braxton Edwards
Running MVP: Chan Barber, Bryce Jergenson
Mr. Wolverine: Michael Simoncic