Mountain Heritage sweeps visiting Polk County in WHC basketball action

Published 2:15 pm Friday, January 26, 2018

Mountain Heritage built a 38-12 halftime lead Wednesday and went on to post a 67-22 victory over Polk County in Western Highlands Conference girls basketball play in Burnsville.

The Cougars (17-1, 6-0), currently the state’s top-rated team in the MaxPreps 2A computer rankings, put together a 22-6 run in the second period to take command of the game. Polk County dropped to 1-15, 0-5 with the loss.

Autumn Owen led Polk County with 10 points, with Bella Marino scoring four and Kendall Hall, Mariah Overholt, Sara Muse and Rachael Davis each adding two.

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The Polk County varsity boys team suffered a 100-55 defeat as Mountain Heritage, also ranked No. 1 in the MaxPreps state 2A ratings, improved to 14-1, 6-0. Polk County dropped to 2-14, 0-5 with the loss.

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