Wolverines bounce back to notch road shutout of Avery 

Published 10:49 pm Sunday, April 7, 2019


Polk County bounced back from its first conference loss on Monday to hand Avery a 4-0 defeat Thursday in Newland. 

The Wolverines, who dropped a 3-0 decision to Owen on Monday, improved to 6-2-3 overall, 4-1 in Western Highlands Conference play. Avery fell to 0-10, 0-5. 

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Caelan Gaul gave Polk County its first goal, firing a shot into the upper corner of the net on a pass from Reese Alley. 

Belen Akers followed with a score before Mireya Roman put a shot into the back of the net on a rebound of a Jen Guerrero shot. 

Taytem Johnson capped the scoring with a long-distance tally. 

Sydney Waldman and Scout Harmon led a defense that helped goalkeeper Sara Muse record the shutout. 

The Wolverines return to action on Monday, traveling to Mitchell for another WHC matchup. 

– Submitted by PolkSports.com