Senior Marilyn Castillo will be among the team leaders in 2020 for Polk County.

Wolverines to open 2020 volleyball schedule on Nov. 19

A Thanksgiving week home opener is among the highlights of Polk County’s 2020 volleyball schedule.

The Wolverines will open a season delayed and shortened due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Nov. 19, traveling to East Rutherford. A trip to East Henderson follows before Polk County makes its home debut on Nov. 24, hosting Madison in its Western Highlands Conference opener.

The 14-game schedule includes 10 WHC matches as well as a two-match series with R-S Central. The season is slated to end Jan. 7 with a Senior Night home match against Mountain Heritage before the start of postseason play on Jan. 12.

The Wolverines finished 21-5 last season, reaching the third round of the state 1A playoffs.

The full schedule is below. All matches start at 5 p.m. for junior varsity and 6 p.m. for varsity unless otherwise noted:

Nov. 12 Brevard (scrimmage)
Nov. 19 at East Rutherford
Nov. 23 at East Henderson
Nov. 24 Madison
Dec. 1 at Owen
Dec. 3 at Avery
Dec. 8 Mitchell
Dec. 10 at Mountain Heritage
Dec. 15 at Madison
Dec. 17 Owen
Dec. 21 Avery
Dec. 22 R-S Central
Jan. 2 at R-S Central 2 p.m./3 p.m.
Jan. 5 at Mitchell
Jan. 7 Mountain Heritage