Polk County Middle's Silas Amorelli earned a win in his 76-pound match on Thursday

Polk Middle wrestlers power past Rugby Middle

Polk County Middle’s wrestling team completed a perfect run through the first half of its Blue Ridge Conference East Division schedule, defeating Rugby 75-21 on Thursday in Mills River.

The Wolverines improved to 9-0 overall, 5-0 in East Division matches, with the win. Rugby dropped to 5-2, 3-2.

Polk Middle excelled throughout its lineup, sweeping the six lowest weight classes, winning five of six matches from 126 to 160 and getting wins at 195 and 220 pounds from Sawyer Huff and Talon Ramsey, respectively.

The Wolverines are off for the holiday break and will return to action on January 5 with a key home match against Apple Valley.

POLK COUNTY MIDDLE 75, RUGBY MIDDLE 21
76: Silas Amorelli (PC) p. Howard
83: Gavin Waldbillig (PC) p. Zander
90: Liam Jackson (PC) p. Becker
98: Efrain Rivera (PC) p. Drayon
106: Brody Wolfe (PC) p. Cologrove
113: Jaxtyn Virgil (PC) d. Morgan, 10-4
120: White (R) p. Conner Ahlert
126: Evan McCraw (PC) p. Walsh
132: Isaiah Spears (PC) p. Ardeger
138: Johnson (R) d. Acer Eadus, 9-7
145: Chester Wilson (PC) p. Hunter
152: Styler Blackwell (PC) p. Copper
160: Zach McCraw (PC) p. Ares
170: Lukel (R) p. Henry Wright
182: Danell (R) p. Marissa Burnett
195: Sawyer Huff (PC) p. Johnathan
220: Talon Ramsey (PC) p. Caleb
HWT: Double forfeit