Ryan Heider and Richard Davis
Polk County state tennis champion Ryan Heider, left, with head coach Richard Davis

WHC tennis: Heider named top player, four others earn all-conference spot

2019 1A singles state champion Ryan Heider has been named the Western Highlands Conference Player of the Year.

Heider, who capped an unbeaten season with the first state singles championship in Polk County history, led a group of five Wolverines named to the All-WHC squad.

Also earned all-conference honors were:

  • Sophomore Henry Heider
  • Junior Jared Searcy
  • Junior Grant Waddell
  • Sophomore Adam Kehrer

The rest of the All-WHC squad included:

Avery: Evan Ayers

Mountain Heritage: Nate Ledford, Nick Mencis, Drew Roy

Owen: Eli Colson, Hunter Haynes, Lorenz Hoover, Wyatt Lehman, Brandon Nightingale