Polk County's Brody Wolfe is one of four Wolverines undefeated after the opening day of the Elizabeth Barry wrestling tourney at Mallard Creek

Polk County sits in fourth place after Thursday’s opening day of the 2023 Elizabeth Barry Memorial at Mallard Creek wrestling tournament.

The Wolverines’ total of 79 points placed them fourth in the 38-team field behind Trinity, Porter Ridge and Mallard Creek.

Four Polk County wrestlers remain undefeated and will wrestle in Friday’s semifinal round: Efrain Rivera (1-6), Brody Wolfe (113), Amon Villarreal (120) and Jadyn Virgil (215).

Rivera will face Chayce Jones of Bandys, with Wolfe meeting Cameron Massey of Olympic. Villarreal will meet Trevor Freeman of A.L. Brown while Virgil will face Reese Meadows of North Henderson, the only wrestler to whom Virgil has lost this season.

VARSITY BOYS 106
Champ. Round 1 – Efrain Rivera (Polk County) p. Jamir Melton (Anson) (Fall 0:24)
Champ. Round 2 – Efrain Rivera p. Corey Sanchez (Porter Ridge) (Fall 1:37)
Quarterfinal – Efrain Rivera p. Bruton Monroe (Myers Park) (Fall 4:54)

VARSITY BOYS 113
Champ. Round 2 – Brody Wolfe (Polk County) maj. dec. Jack Stoutenger (Myers Park), 8-0
Quarterfinal – Brody Wolfe d. Anirudh Baddi (Marvin Ridge), 7-0

VARSITY BOYS 120
Champ. Round 1 – Amon Villarreal (Polk County) p. Colby Harris (West Cabarrus) (Fall 0:23)
Quarterfinal – Amon Villarreal maj. dec. Parker Coffey (Olympic), 11-1

VARSITY BOYS 126
Champ. Round 2 – Noah Brian-Hagler (A.L. Brown) p. Aiden Billings (Polk County) (Fall 3:23)
Cons. Round 2 – Aiden Billings p. Duncan Byrd (Concord) (Fall 0:31)
Cons. Round 3 – Aiden Billings p. Cole Spicer (Independence) (Fall 1:17)

VARSITY BOYS 132
Champ. Round 2 – Dylan Drinkard (Mallard Creek) p. Carter Wade (Polk County) (Fall 1:24)
Cons. Round 2 – Ryder McClure (Bandys) p. Carter Wade (Fall 2:59)

VARSITY BOYS 138
Champ. Round 1 – Rhett White (West Cabarrus) p. Shatter Johnson (Polk County) (Fall 0:54)
Cons. Round 2 – Jackson Suggs (Porter Ridge) p. Shatter Johnson (Fall 2:23)

VARSITY BOYS 144
Champ. Round 2 – Keilan Adams (Bandys) maj. dec. Carson Bell (Polk County), 12-4
Cons. Round 3 – Carson Bell p. Chase Hernandez (A.L. Brown) (Fall 2:49)

VARSITY BOYS 150
Champ. Round 2 – Jacob Ed (Polk County) p. Jackson Stinson (Anson) (Fall 0:47)
Quarterfinal – Nate Guerrero (North Henderson) p. Jacob Ed (Fall 5:20)

VARSITY BOYS 157
Champ. Round 1 – Guinn Jordan (Olympic) maj. dec. Styler Blackwell (Polk County), 14-6
Cons. Round 2 – Styler Blackwell d. Zane Schloemer (Trinity), 7-3
Cons. Round 3 – Styler Blackwell p. Parker Trent (Central Cabarrus) (Fall 1:37)

VARSITY BOYS 165
Champ. Round 2 – Rylan Heers (Bandys) p. Zachary McCraw (Polk County) (Fall 0:46)
Cons. Round 3 – Zachary McCraw p. Matthew O`Dell (Marvin Ridge) (Fall 0:44)

VARSITY BOYS 175
Champ. Round 2 – Lowdan Kersey (Indian Land) p. Zalen McCraw (Polk County) (Fall 3:33)
Cons. Round 2 – Zalen McCraw p. Samson Saito (South Mecklenburg) (Fall 2:32)
Cons. Round 3 – Zalen McCraw p. Aiden Carter (South Rowan) (Fall 4:49)

VARSITY BOYS 215
Champ. Round 2 – Jadyn Virgil (Polk County) p. Thomas Strickland (West Cabarrus) (Fall 2:52)
Quarterfinal – Jadyn Virgil p. Joziah Chandler (Porter Ridge) (Fall 0:31)