Tennis

Polk’s Griffin outlasts field to claim WHC singles championship

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.

Champs: Polk County brings home WHC conference title

It was the final day of the 2016 girls tennis season, and Polk County head coach Richard Davis was already thinking about 2017

Wolverines clinch share of WHC girls tennis title

Polk County clinched a share of the Western Highlands Conference regular-season title Wednesday, routing Mountain Heritage 9-0 in WHC girls tennis action at Polk

Wolverines blank Avery, clinch 1A playoff berth

Polk County's girls tennis team rolled past Avery on Thursday, posting a 9-0 win in a Western Highlands Conference match in Newland

Wolverines top Owen, take sole possession of first in WHC

The drama surrounding Polk County's key Western Highlands Conference girls tennis match with Owen ended early Tuesday

Wolverines pick up 9-0 WHC win at Mountain Heritage

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

Wolverine tennis team rolls past Avery in WHC opener

Polk County opened Western Highlands Conference play on a winning note Tuesday, downing Avery 7-2 in girls tennis action at Polk County

Wolverines prep for league play with 9-0 win at East Rutherford

Polk County's girls tennis team tuned up for the start of Western Highlands Conference play with a 9-0 win Monday at East Rutherford in non-conference play

Wolverine tennis team sweeps past West Henderson

Polk County's girls tennis team returned to the court Wednesday with a 9-0 thrashing of West Henderson in a non-conference home match

Wolverine tennis team blanks East Henderson

Polk County's girls tennis team continued its winning ways Tuesday, blanking East Henderson 9-0 in a non-conference home match

Wolverine girls tennis team rolls past West Henderson

Polk County's girls tennis team improved its record to 5-2 on Wednesday with a 7-2 victory over West Henderson in a non-conference match in Mills River

Solid Hendersonville squad tops Polk in non-conference clash

Hendersonville's girls tennis team showed Tuesday why they may be a force to reckon with in the state 2A playoffs, rolling past Polk County 8-1 in a non-conference match at Polk

Wolverine tennis team dominates North Henderson in opener

Polk County's girls tennis season - and the school's return to the 1A ranks - couldn't have gone any better Tuesday

Depth, experience bolster postseason hopes for Polk girls tennis

Richard Davis has been smiling often during Polk County's preseason girls tennis practices

Polk netters close rebuilding season with victory

It's the good news/bad news scenario inherent with any rebuilding season - young players, often newcomers, showing improvement, but the growing skillset not always translating to wins. Polk County boys tennis coach Richard Davis has lived that situation through this season, which made Thursday's 6-1 win over Mountain Heritage in the Wolverines' season finale all the sweeter.

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