Polk County grabbed the lead in the first minute Wednesday and went on to post a 3-0 win over Madison in the Wolverines’ regular-season finale at G.M. Tennant Stadium.

Polk County (10-4-3, 8-2) wrapped up second place in the WHC with the win, finishing a season sweep of the Patriots (6-6-1, 5-4). The Wolverines will find out their 1A playoff opponent and destination on Monday.

Belen Akers struck in the first minute, taking a pass from Reese Alley, to give the Wolverines a lead they would never relinquish.

Ava Marino added to the lead in the 15th minute, gaining possession of the ball well outside the penalty area, dribbling past a defender and into the far right corner of the box and unleashing a powerful drive that buried in the left corner of the net for a 2-0 advantage.

Marino also added the final goal, taking a long pass from Akers in the 65th minute, spinning around and hooking a shot from the left side into the left corner of the goal.

Polk goalkeeper Sara Muse had a relatively quiet night in goal as the Wolverine defense thwarted most of Madison’s scoring opportunities.

Polk County defender Patricia Santibanez sends a free ball back upfield during Wednesday’s match

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