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Wolverine quartet takes part in West vs. Midwest all-star games 


A quartet of Polk County seniors took part Saturday in the West vs Midwest 1A All-Star Basketball Games at Mitchell High School. 

Polk County’s Amir Gary and Clark Phipps joined head coach Lemont Jones, who served as a Midwest assistant, in the boys game while Mariah Overholt and Ansley Lynch took part in the girls competition. 

Gary scored nine points and Phipps had four as the Midwest boys earned a 113-83 victory, Phipps also received one of eight $500 college scholarships awarded to selected players in the event. 

Overholt finished with 10 points and Lynch also scored several points for the Midwest, but the West pulled out an 83-78 win behind Hayesville’s Savanna Annis, who finished with 19 points. 

– Submitted by PolkSports.com