Top-four trio paces Polk wrestlers at North Knight Invitational

Published 12:47 pm Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Polk County earned an 11th-place showing Wednesday at the North Knight Invitational at North Henderson, with three wrestlers delivering top-four finishes.

The Invitational drew a field of 21 teams from three states. Pisgah won the team championship, followed by Hendersonville and Science Hill, Tenn.

Leading the way was Polk’s Jaydn Virgil, who finished third at 182 pounds while Alex Martin (113) and John Wright (170) each had fourth-place showings.

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All of Polk’s entrants in the North Knight JV tourney – Carter Wade, Myka Hills, Isaiah Wilmoth, Tanner McKinney, Lucas Johnson, Kam Montgomery, and Chris Wilmoth – won at least one match. Hills won the tournament with a 3-0 record.

Polk County will host Owen and Madison on Nov. 30, with the tri-match beginning at 5 p.m.