Wolverines top Madison to take sole possession of WHC lead

Polk County's Ansley Lynch hammers a shot past a Madison blocker during Thursday's win.

Another night, another Western Highlands Conference win for Polk County’s volleyball team.

The Wolverines completed their first pass through the WHC schedule with sole possession of first place, handing Madison its first conference loss with a 25-19, 25-15, 25-21 victory Thursday night at Polk.

Polk County (14-3, 5-0) has not dropped a set in conference play, though Madison (3-7, 3-1) did make it interesting in the third set, rallying late before the Wolverines notched the final three points to close out the match.

Reagan Waddell had 17 kills and 10 digs to lead Polk County. Waddell now has 993 career kills and will look for her 1,000th career kill in Tuesday’s home match with Owen.

Ansley Lynch had 11 kills and six digs, with Mireya Roman adding seven kills. Kendall Hall had 22 digs, Lauren Ketwitz had six digs and 13 assists, Sydney Waldman had seven digs and Karla Olguin had six digs.

Polk County’s junior varsity earned a 25-17, 25-21 win. Emmie McDowell had four kills, eight digs and nine assists, with Kylee Mullis adding 15 digs and three kills, Rollins Carter notching 10 digs and Belen Akers recording two blocks.