Shadows draped across Polk County's tennis courts Monday, helping close the curtains on the best season in school history. The Wolverines so very nearly earned another act.
They posed for photos, state championship trophies in hand. Drove back to Polk County in time to receive a standing ovation during the Wolverines' volleyball state playoff match. Smiled and accepted all the congratulations and well wishes on social media and in person. Despite the hoopla, both Hannah Jenne and Tana Harris were still having a hard time realizing that they were indeed state champions
Polk County's doubles team of Hannah Jenne and Tana Harris are one win away from a state championship
In 10 previous playoff appearances, Polk County's girls tennis program had one playoff win to its name. This year's Wolverines have now doubled that total - with an eye on more.
Polk County's doubles team of Hannah Jenne and Tana Harris placed third Saturday in the 1A West Regional in Elkin
Polk County's doubles team of Hannah Jenne and Tana Harris won their first two matches Friday in the 1A West Regional tennis tournament in Elkin, earning a berth in next week's 1A state championships
Polk County's return to state 1A playoff competition couldn't have gone much better Wednesday. The Wolverines' girls tennis team, competing in the first 1A postseason...
Polk County will host Highland Tech in the first round of the state 1A dual team girls tennis playoffs
Polk County freshman Julia Griffin captured the WHC singles championship, earning an 8-5 win over Avery's Hannah Rice to become the second straight Wolverine to claim the league title and earning a berth in next week's 1A West Regional in Elkin.
It was the final day of the 2016 girls tennis season, and Polk County head coach Richard Davis was already thinking about 2017
The drama surrounding Polk County's key Western Highlands Conference girls tennis match with Owen ended early Tuesday
Polk County's girls tennis team made its first Western Highlands Conference road trip a success on Thursday, sweeping Mountain Heritage 9-0 in Burnsville