Wolverines earn first baseball win of season

Published 10:00 pm Monday, March 14, 2016

Though Polk County’s varsity baseball team lost its first conference game of the season, last week’s games also featured the Wolverines’ first win.

Madison’s home-field advantage helped the Patriots turn back Polk, 5-3, on March 11 in the Wolverines’ first Western Highlands Conference game of the season.

In a slugfest on Thursday, March 10, Rosman edged the Wolverines, 10-9.

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Last Tuesday, March 8, the Wolverines scored four in the home fourth, and two in the seventh, to nip Pisgah 6-5, in non-conference play.

Head coach Ty Stott’s players pounded out eight hits in the win.

Another busy week is in store for the Wolverines, who host WHC rival Mountain Heritage this Tuesday evening, and the Asheville Trailblazers Thursday, March 17. Both varsity games begin at 6:30 p.m.

On Friday, the Wolverines travel to Mitchell for a 4 p.m. varsity start (JV at 6:30).