Polk County's Sara Muse

Owen eked out a 5-4 win Thursday over Polk County, moving the two teams into a tie for first place in the Western Highlands Conference girls tennis standings.

The two teams split the day’s six singles matches, but Owen (7-3, 3-1) won two of three doubles matches to secure the team victory.

The Warhorses moved No. 1 player Anna Sobel down to No. 2 doubles for the first time this season, and she helped earned a 10-8 win over Polk’s Sara Muse and Ava Marino.

Polk County (7-4, 3-1) travels Tuesday to Avery for another WHC match.

1. Anna Sobel (O) d. Tana Harris 10-3; 2. Julia Griffin (PC) d. Summer Thoma 10-2; 3. Sara Muse (PC) d. Mattie Lehman 10-1; 4. Ava Marino (PC) d. Amara Hollifield 10-6; 5. Bailey Munday (O) d. Madi Pruette 10-8; 6. Frances Holliday (O) d. Victoria Bolling 10-1.

1. Harris-Griffin (PC) d. Thoma-Hollifield 8-3; 2. Sobel-Hollifield (O) d. Muse-Marino 8-6; 3. Munday-Holliday (O) d. Pruette-Bolling 8-3.