Polk Middle offense swings to life in loss to Hendersonville Middle

Published 8:00 am Thursday, March 15, 2018

Polk County Middle School’s offense came to life late in last week Thursday’s game at Hendersonville Middle, though it was not enough to avoid a 14-6 setback in Blue Ridge Conference play.

The Wolverines (0-2) trailed 9-0 early, but pushed across a run in the top of the third. Hendersonville answered with four runs for a 13-1 lead, but Polk Middle responded with a run in the fourth and four runs in the fifth.

Carly Lawter finished 3-for-3 and scored two runs to lead the Polk Middle offense. Jaylan Brady was 2-for-3, Keeliegh Bradley as 1-for-2 and Amberlynn Scruggs finished 1-for-1, with three walks and two runs scored.

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Polk Middle traveled Monday to face Brevard Middle before returning for its home opener on Thursday against Rugby Middle. That game is set for 4:30 p.m. at Polk County Recreation Complex.

-Submitted by PolkSports.com