Polk County women’s tennis in first round of playoffs this week

Published 9:17 am Monday, October 22, 2012

by Elizabeth Troutman
Polk County High School Women’s Tennis began playoffs this week.
Polk County’s first round of playoffs were against Draughn High School’s Wildcats out of Morganton, N.C.
Polk County had two single winners, No. 3 player, Jamie Greene and No. 5 player, Mackenzie McCool. McCool also won her doubles match with fellow teammate Naomi Bentley.  The final score for the Wolverines was an unfortunate loss, 5-3, with Draughn High School on top.
McCool won her conference singles championship match, thus advancing to the regional playoffs. Additionally, the Lady Wolverine’s No. 1 player Alivia Livesay and No. 2 Hannah High won Polk County’s conference doubles championship. The players will be playing at Gardner Webb College in Boiling Springs, N.C. for the regional playoffs.
Polk County’s final record for conference was 9-7.
The Lady Wolverines finished third in conference.  Hendersonville was first, followed by Thomas Jefferson.
In the 2A division, Polk County finished first followed by Owen and Mountain Heritage respectively.

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