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
Polk County opened Western Highlands Conference play on a winning note Tuesday, downing Avery 7-2 in girls tennis action at Polk County
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
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
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
Polk County's girls tennis season - and the school's return to the 1A ranks - couldn't have gone any better Tuesday
Richard Davis has been smiling often during Polk County's preseason girls tennis practices
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.