Wolverines blank Madison in regular-season finale

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Belen Akers scored two goals Friday to lead Polk County to a 2-0 victory over Madison in Western Highlands Conference soccer action in Marshall.

The win concluded Polk County’s regular season, the Wolverines finishing 11-7 overall, 8-2 in WHC play. Polk will learn its first-round 1A playoff opponent on Monday.

Akers snapped a scoreless tie with a goal in the 43rd minute on a feed from Baylee Love. She scored again nine minutes later on an assist from Mireya Roman.

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Willow Arkell made four saves in posting Polk County’s third consecutive shutout and eighth of the season.

In junior varsity play on Wednesday, Polk County handed Madison a 3-0 defeat. Scout Harmon, Caelan Gaul and Carolina Castillo all scored goals for the Wolverines in their season finale.

– Submitted by PolkSports.com