North Surry put the clamps on the Husky offense, holding Ashe to just 25 points to get a 42-25 victory.
Ashe scored just seven points in the first half and struggled with North Surry’s height in the paint, particularly Malaya Johnson who recorded five blocks and three steals.
The Lady Huskies surpassed their first half point total in the third quarter alone, but the Greyhounds continued to be efficient with the ball, adding on to the 21-7 halftime lead to take a 33-16 lead at the end of three.
Junior Morgan Hawks paced the Greyhounds with 10 points and led the team with seven steals and four assists. Johnson finished with nine points, 12 boards, five blocks, four assists and three steals. Maggie Hawks added eight points, Casey White had five, Jordan Badgett scored four and Erin March scored four. Abby Andrews and Taylor Hill both hit a free throw apiece.
Paige Spell had Ashe’s top scoring total with eight points. Ashton Lee scored three points on a pair of shots beyond the arc. Freshman Chloe Sullivan scored four, Morgan Hudler two points, as did Sydney Grubb and Hallie Brown and Savannah Brooks rounded out Ashe’s scoring with a third-quarter free throw.
The Lady Huskies are 0-2 in the early season. North Surry is 1-0.
These two teams will turn right around and face each other next on Dec. 3 at North Surry.