West Henderson’s volleyball squad rolled into Columbus Wednesday night fresh off a key conference win over Brevard and sporting an 9-1 record.
They very nearly left with another notch in the loss column.
Polk County gave the Lady Falcons all they could handle, with West finally pulling out a five-set win, 19-25, 25-23, 25-22, 19-25, 15-12.
Senior Rebecca Mitchell paced the Polk attack with 14 kills, aided by junior Sarah Phipps with 11 kills. Lilly Owens and Savannah Ross led Polk with 13 digs each, while Kara Overholt guided the offense with 36 assists.
The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Polk, which drops to 5-4 on the season.