Polk County’s boys tennis team picked up its first win of the season Monday, slipping past East Henderson 5-4 in action at Jackson Park in Hendersonville.
The two teams split the day’s three singles matches, although all three East singles wins were close. The Wolverines (1-1) then captured two of the three doubles matches, with Adam Kehrer and Matias Akers teaming for a win at No. 1 doubles and Cameron Greve and Eric Avellaneda claiming a win at No. 3 singles.
Polk County begins Western Highlands Conference play on Tuesday as Avery visits for a 4 p.m. match.
1. Aiden McAlister (EH) d. Adam Kehrer 11-9; 2. Nic McMillian (EH) d. Matias Akers 10-10 (7-3); 3. Ivan Acosta (EH) d. Andy Ballentine 10-8; 4. Jack Smith (PC) d. Bryson Whitehurst 10-8; 5. Cameron Greve (PC) d. Micah Marr 10-8; 6. Luke Becker (PC) d. Nick Knox 10-6.
1. Kehrer-Akers (PC) d. McAlister-Marr 8-6; 2. McMillian-Whitehurst (EH) d. Ballentine-Smith 8-2; 3. Greve-Eric Avellaneda (PC) d. Acosta-Knox 8-3.