WRESTLING: Polk earns runner-up finish at Plowboy Brawl

Published 8:33 am Monday, November 20, 2023

Polk County opened the 2023-24 wrestling season on Saturday with a solid second-place showing at the 2nd Annual Plowboy Brawl at Chase High School.

The Wolverines only finished behind Boiling Springs in the 16-team field. Brevard placed third, followed by Woodmont (S.C.) and East Henderson. The field included all seven Mountain Foothills 7 Conference schools.

Polk had three wrestlers win their weight classes – Aiden Billings at 126 pounds, Zalen McCraw at 175 and Jadyn Virgil at 215. Virgil won all four of his matches by fall.

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Polk’s Jacob Ed (150) and Styler Blackwell (157) each placed second.

The Wolverines were slated to be back in action on Tuesday, hosting Chase in a dual match at 5 p.m. at Polk County Middle School.

Polk County’s Zalen McCraw was one of three Wolverines to win their weight class at Saturday’s Plowboy Brawl