Polk County remained tied atop the Western Highlands Conference girls tennis standings with an 8-1 victory Tuesday at Avery.
The Wolverines (8-4, 4-1) share first place with Owen and can secure a share of a third straight WHC regular-season championship with a win Thursday at Mountain Heritage.
Polk County won five of the day’s six singles matches to secure the victory before the start of doubles play.
1. Tana Harris (PC) d. Cassie Bailey 10-3; 2. Julia Griffin (PC) d. Emma Kitchin 10-1; 3. Sara Muse (PC) d. Lilly Markland 10-0; 4. Ava Marino (PC) d. Kennedy Bindlechner 10-0; 5. Emma Bentley (A) d. Madi Pruette 10-8; 6. Victoria Bolling (PC) d. Abigail Crosby 10-4.
1. Harris-Griffin (PC) d. Bailey-Kitchin 8-1; 2. Muse-Marino (PC) d. Markland-Bindlechner 8-0; 3. Pruette-Bolling (PC) d. Bentley-Crosby 8-0.