Wolverines pick up conference win, two others at Panther Duals

Published 12:29 pm Sunday, December 31, 2023

Polk County picked up a conference win and two other victories Saturday during the Panther Duals wrestling tourney at Patton High School in Morganton.

The Wolverines defeated the host Panthers 72-12, upping their Mountain Foothills 7 Conference record to 2-0.

Polk also defeated Bunker Hill and Mountain Heritage while suffering a pair of close losses to 2A programs West Lincoln and Lincolnton, traditionally two of the stronger 2A programs in the area.

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Brody Wolfe, Efrain Rivera, Amon Villarreal, Styler Blackwell and Zalen McCraw all finished 5-0 for the day.

The Wolverines will return to action on Wednesday, taking part in a tri-match at East Rutherford with the Cavaliers and Swain.