Weather, Flat Rock prove unlucky combo for Polk Middle

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Neither luck nor the weather proved to be on Polk County Middle’s side on Monday.

The Wolverines suffered a storm-shortened 1-0 loss to Flat Rock in Blue Ridge Conference boys soccer action at Utz Field.

Polk Middle (3-2) had the better of play for most of the first half, narrowly missing a couple of scoring opportunities. Flat Rock managed the lone goal of the half, taking a 1-0 lead at the break.

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The two teams had barely begun play in the second half before a thunderstorm moved into the area, halting the match. It marked the second straight home game shortened by inclement weather for Polk Middle.

All Blue Ridge Conference matches are official once they reach halftime.

Polk Middle will be back in action on Wednesday, traveling to Brevard Middle.

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