WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies varsity volleyball team picked up their first win of the season Monday, Nov. 23, over the North Wilkes Vikings on the road.

The Huskies (1-2) went into the match on the back of an 0-2 week and start to their season, while the Vikings (1-3) were 1-1 after losing to Wilkes Central.

Ashe easily won the opening set 25-20, with the second being a closer 26-24 loss for the Vikings. North Wilkes managed to narrowly win the third set 25-23, but the Huskies snatched the 3-1 win with a 25-23 win in the fourth.

The Huskies were scheduled to return home for a match with the Wilkes Central Eagles (1-2), however the contest was postponed. The tentative date for the rescheduled match is Dec. 11, according to ACHS Athletic Director David Koontz.

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