Player scores 17 points to help Polk JV boys continue win streak

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The hottest basketball team in Polk County continues to be the Wolverine junior varsity boys.

Polk County won its third straight game and sixth in its last seven on Friday with a 37-33 win over Mitchell in a Western Highlands Conference game at Polk.

The Wolverines (8-4, 2-1) pulled away down the stretch to secure the conference win thanks in part to Chan Barber, who scored 17 points, including a pair of 3-pointers.

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Wes Royster finished with eight points and Bryson Edwards added seven. Shaq Wingo scored three points, with Nate Henderson adding two.

Polk County will return to the court on Thursday, hosting Brevard.

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