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.

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.

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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