Third-quarter run helps push Polk JV girls basketball team to second straight win

Published 8:00 am Friday, November 30, 2018

Emily Prince and Kaylin Jenkins each scored 11 points Wednesday to lead Polk County to a 35-16 win over East Henderson in girls junior varsity basketball action in Flat Rock.

The Wolverines improved to 2-0 with the victory. Polk County will host Cherryville on Tuesday.

Polk County held a 13-8 lead at halftime, then broke the game open in the third period with a 16-5 run, taking a 29-13 edge into the final quarter. Prince and Jenkins each scored five points in the period to help spark the rally.

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Amy Chupp and Savannah Parris each scored six points for Polk, with Alana Jergenson adding two points and Lauren Dotson scoring one.

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