Owen hits for cycle as Polk County thumps Mountain Heritage

Polk County junior Autumn Owen hit for the cycle in Monday's win at Mountain Heritage.

Autumn Owen hit for the cycle and Ashley Scruggs fired a two-hitter Monday as Polk County earned an 8-1 win over Mountain Heritage in a Western Highlands Conference softball clash in Burnsville.

Owen singled, doubled, tripled and homered to pace Polk County’s nine-hit attack as the Wolverines improved to 5-5 overall, 4-3 in WHC play.

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Scruggs struck out seven in picking up the victory.

Haley Fowler finished 1-for-3 with a triple and three RBI for Polk County, with Morgan Stott going 1-for-3 with an RBI. Ashley Ponder, Anna McFadden and Hannah Emory had the remaining hits for the Wolverines.

Polk County also earned a 9-7 victory in junior varsity play.

Polk County hosts Mitchell on Tuesday in another WHC matchup.