WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County High School Lady Huskies varsity basketball team held onto their undefeated title after an enormous 73-28 win against the Avery Vikings on Dec. 21.
Ashe (9-0) defeated the visiting Vikings (2-7) on their home court, later taking a win on Dec. 23 against East Wilkes, 57-33.
The Huskies took the lead quickly in the first quarter, not letting the Vikings have a chance to catch up. With quick rebounds from the twin-duo Jayden and Jordan Jones and the incredible shots from sophomore Paige Overcash, the Huskies led 20-8.
In the second quarter, the lead only increased as the Huskies made their way up and down the court. Ashe led 38-13.
The third quarter saw only more of the tight teamwork that the Huskies displayed, lined with skillful passes, quick shots and more, coming to a 56-23 lead.
Finally, the Huskies rounded out their 45-point win, leaving the court still undefeated in the non-conference season.
Paige Overcash — 22 points
Jayden Jones — 12 points
Macie Miller — 9 points
Jordan Jones — 9 points
Gwyneth Wood — 8 points
Morgan Phipps — 7 points
Becka Wonsick — 4 points
Syler Vannoy — 2 points