Polk County senior Madi Pruette

Polk County clinched a share of its third consecutive Western Highlands Conference girls tennis title on Thursday, sweeping Mountain Heritage 9-0 in Burnsville.

The Wolverines closed out their regular season with an easy road win, earning a split of the league crown with Owen. Polk finishes its season 9-4 overall, 5-1 in conference matches.

Polk County players will be in action on Thursday in the Western Highlands Conference tournament at Avery. State 1A playoff pairings will then be announced on October 14, with first-round action set for October 16.

1. Tana Harris d. Paige Fortner 10-0; 2. Julia Griffin d. Sydney Edwards 10-0; 3. Sara Muse d. Gracie Tipton 10-0; 4. Ava Marino d. Sophia Anglin 10-1; 5. Madi Pruette d. Ursula Kelley 10-2; 6. Victoria Bolling d. Layla Phillips 10-0.

1. Harris-Griffin d. Fortner-Edwards 8-0; 2. Muse-Marino d. Tipton-Baleigh Bryant 8-1; 3. Pruette-Bolling d. Tweed-Phillips 6-0.