Polk County's Kylie Lewis had 25 points in Friday's loss at Owen

Owen saddles Polk County with road setback

Owen built a 13-point halftime lead Friday en route to a 57-46 victory over Polk County in a non-conference girls basketball matchup in Swannanoa.

Owen improved to 7-8 with the win. Polk County dropped to 7-6.

How it happened: Polk County fell behind early as Owen crafted its early advantage.

Polk leading scorer Bailey Staton struggled with foul trouble, eventually fouling out early in the fourth period. Staton finished with a season-low five points, only the second time she’s failed to reach double figures this season.

Scoring: Sophomore Kylie Lewis had a career-high 25 points for the Wolverines. Her 12 two-point field goals made betters the school record of 10 listed in the Polk County record book and set by Hayley Kropp during the 2015-16 season.

Exziah Staley added six points, with Sarah Gray scoring three. Gavionna Carson, Bianca Pitts and Brianna Gray each added two points while Jayden Duncan finished with one.

Next up: Polk County returns to Mountain Foothills 7 Conference play on Tuesday, traveling to Chase.