WRESTLING: Wolverines top Rosman, fall to Alleghany in 1A team playoffs

Published 11:55 am Monday, January 29, 2024

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Polk County made a bit of history Saturday before falling in the second round of the 1A Dual Team Wrestling State Championships in Sparta.

The Wolverines opened playoff action at Alleghany High School with a 60-24 victory over Rosman. It marked the first postseason duals win for Polk County since 2009.

Polk then wrestled the host Trojans in a second-round match. Alleghany built a 33-12 lead, only to see the Wolverines rally to within 33-30. But Alleghany earned a win in the final match of the evening to secure the team’s triumph.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Polk County ends its season with a 16-7 record, the most wins for the program since the 2010-11 season.

Wolverine wrestlers will next take part in the 1A West Regional individual tourney, set for Feb. 9-10 in Robbinsville.