Polk downs East Rutherford for third straight conference triumph

Polk County’s hot start in conference play continued Tuesday.

The Wolverines won their third straight Mountain Foothills 7 Conference match, defeating East Rutherford 6-3 at Polk.

Polk County improved to 3-3 overall, 3-0 in league matches, to remain tied for the conference lead with Hendersonville. East Rutherford dropped to 3-3, 2-2.

The Wolverines claimed four of the day’s six singles matches, winning each match from No. 3 through No. 6. Polk also just missed a narrow win at No. 2 as Sarah Vitale battled Lelly Wall before falling 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 tiebreaker.

Polk won at both No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to secure the team victory.

The Wolverines are set to hit the road on Thursday, traveling to Brevard for another league contest.

SINGLES
1. Willa Gettys (ER) d. Elizabeth Vitale 6-0, 6-0; 2. Lelly Wall (ER) d. Sarah Vitale 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 tiebreaker; 3. Bella Sheffron (PC) d. Lisa Price 6-2, 6-4; 4. Cameron Ward (PC) d. Cora Goforth 6-2, 6-1; 5. Allie Quoyle (PC) d. Julia Lane 6-0, 6-0; 6. Tali Thompson (PC) d. Gracie Emory 6-0, 6-2.

DOUBLES
1. Gettys-Goforth (ER) d. E. Vitale-Sheffron 8-1; 2. S. Vitale-Ward (PC) d. Wall-Price 7-5; 3. Quoyle-Mia Wolfe (PC) d. Lane-Emory 8-0.

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