Owen roughs up Polk in 12-2, five-inning win

Polk County's Haley Fowler homered in Tuesday's loss at Owen.

Owen pounded out 15 hits Tuesday to back the pitching of Jaiden Tweed and hand Polk County a 12-2 loss in Western Highlands Conference softball play in Swannanoa.

The Warhorses (6-1, 3-1) scored in every inning but one in taking the win in five innings. Owen built a 7-1 lead after two innings, then added two runs in the fourth and three in the fifth to end the game.

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Tweed struck out five and allowed just two hits, those being solo home runs by Haley Fowler and Autumn Owen, to earn the win.

Polk County (3-3, 2-2) returns to action on Wednesday, traveling to Mitchell for another WHC game.