Elizabeth Vitale returns a shot as doubles partner Bella Sheffron waits at the net during a recent match

R-S Central spoiled Polk County’s final road match of the season, handing the Wolverines a 7-2 setback Wednesday in Rutherfordton.

The Hilltoppers (7-4, 6-4) won five of the day’s six singles matches to secure the win and move into second place in the Mountain Foothills 7 Conference.

Polk County (5-7, 5-4) concludes its regular season on Thursday, hosting conference leader Hendersonville for a 4 p.m. match.

Bella Sheffron scored the lone singles win for the Wolverines while Allie Quoyle and Tali Thompson teamed for a doubles victory.

1. Alexis Nanney (RS) d. Elizabeth Vitale 6-1, 6-2; 2. Emily Huddleston (RS0 d. Sarah Vitale 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; 3. Bella Sheffron (PC) d. Madlayn Hughes 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5), 10-8 tiebreaker; 4. Jada Knox (RS) d. Cameron Ward 7-5, 6-0; 5. Alyssa Nanney (RS) d. Allie Quoyle 6-3, 6-1; 6. Madalyn Hasty (RS) d. Tali Thompson 6-0, 6-2.

1. Alexis Nanney-Hughes (RS) d. E. Vitale-Sheffron 8-5; 2. Huddleston-Knox (RS) d. S. Vitale-Ward 8-6; 3. Quoyle-Thompson (PC) d. Alyssa Nanney-Hasty 8-4.