Three of four Polk teams down West Henderson Dec. 7

Published 8:23 am Friday, December 9, 2011

Varsity men’s basketball season run plays during a pre-season practice. The varsity men’s, varsity women’s and jv girls teams all beat opponent West Henderson Wednesday, Dec. 7. Polk faces off against Landrum again tonight. (photo by Samantha Hurst)

All but one of four of Polk County’s basketball teams pulled down wins over West Henderson, Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Varsity men
The varsity men’s team won with a final score of 52-40. Polk put up the most points in each quarter and was up 26-20 going into halftime.
Top scorers were Joel Booker with 19, Anthony Carson with 15 and Sam Vining with 11.

Varsity women
Polk’s varsity women meanwhile jumpstarted the night with a 65-54 win over visiting West Henderson.
Things looked hairy for the Lady Wolverines after the first quarter as they were down 18-10. Scoring, however, from Jaime Hrobak, who ended the game with 20 points, and Cassidy Mazzilli with 12, captured a lead 49-47 by the end of the third.
Hrobak also ended the night with 16 rebounds and six steals, followed by Savannah Deaver, who had 10 points and five rebounds.
JV Girls
JV girls overpowered West Henderson with a commanding 60-19 victory.
“It was a team effort with all players contributing playing time and tremendous hustle,” Coach Michelle Fagan said.
High scorers for the JV girls were Sarah Phipps with 18 and Hannah McDowell with 12.
All of the Polk junior varsity and varsity teams face off against the Landrum Cardinals again this Friday, Dec. 9 at Landrum.
Coach Brian Taylor could not be reached before press time for final scores and comments on the junior varsity boys game.

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