Polk wrestlers knock off McDowell at Enka Duals

Published 12:54 pm Monday, January 9, 2023

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Polk County’s wrestling squad notched a 1-3 record Saturday against some of the area’s top teams at the 19th Annual Enka Duals in Enka.


The Wolverines handed McDowell a 48-33 defeat and also dropped a close 42-36 decision against North Buncombe. A talented Erwin squad handed Polk a 51-30 setback while Robbinsville, the Duals champion and the state’s second-ranked team in 1A, topped Polk 64-9.

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Zalen McCraw, Jaydn Virgil and Amon Villarreal each finished 3-1 for the day to lead Wolverine wrestlers.


Polk County will return to the mat on Friday, traveling to Chase for a 5 p.m. quad meet with the Trojans, Mountain Heritage and Patton.