ACHS volleyball schedule released

By Nathan Ham - [email protected]

WEST JEFFERSON — The Lady Huskies will get a chance to work on their game at home early in the season with four of the team’s first five contests at Ashe County High School.

Ashe opens the year with three straight home matches against East Surry (Aug. 15), Avery County (Aug. 17) and Alexander Central (Aug. 23).

Next up is the first road match of the year at Avery on Aug. 25 followed by the conference opener at home against defending 1A state champ Alleghany on Sept. 1

The team hits the road for three matches, first up at Elkin on Sept. 6 followed by Starmount on Sept. 8 and West Caldwell on Sept. 12.

The Huskies close September and open October with six of the nine matches at home. Ashe hosts Wilkes Central (Sept. 13), East Wilkes (Sept. 15) and West Caldwell on Sept. 19 before making trips to North Wilkes (Sept. 20), West Wilkes (Sept. 22) and Alleghany (Sept. 27).

Ashe will host Elkin on Sept. 29, followed by Starmount on Oct. 4 and Oak Hill Academy on Oct. 5.

The regular season ends with trips to Wilkes Central (Oct. 6) and East Wilkes (Oct. 11) before the final two matches at home with North Wilkes (Oct. 13) and West Wilkes (Oct. 18).

State playoffs begin on Oct. 22 with regional championships taking place Nov. 1 and the state titles to be decided on Nov. 5

Ashe is coached by Tania Rollins who enters her second season leading the varsity squad.

2016 schedule

Saturday August 6 JV/Varsity Scrimmage (Multi-Team) @ Alexander

Saturday August 13 JV/Varsity Scrimmage (Multi-Team) @ Catawba College

Monday August 15 HOME EAST SURRY 4:30pm

Wednesday August 17 HOME AVERY 4:30 pm

Tuesday August 23 HOME ALEXANDER 4:30pm

Thursday August 25 Away Avery 4:30pm

Thursday September 1 HOME ALLEGHANY 4:30pm

Tuesday September 6 Away Elkin 4:30 pm

Thursday September 8 Away Starmount 4:30 pm

Monday September 12 Away West Caldwell 4:30pm

Tuesday September 13 HOME WILKES CENTRAL 4:30 pm

Thursday September 15 HOME EAST WILKES 4:30 pm

Monday September 19 HOME WEST CALDWELL 4:30pm

Tuesday September 20 Away North Wilkes 4:30 pm

Thursday September 22 Away West Wilkes 4:30pm

Tuesday September 27 Away Alleghany 4:30 pm

Thursday September 29 HOME ELKIN 4:30 pm

Tuesday October 4 HOME STARMOUNT 4:30 pm

Wednesday October 5 HOME Oak Hill ACADEMY (Varsity Only) 5:00pm

Thursday October 6 Away Wilkes Central 4:30 pm

Tuesday October 11 Away East Wilkes 4:30 pm

Thursday October 13 HOME NORTH WILKES 4:30 pm

Tuesday October 18 HOME WEST WILKES 4:30 pm

Oct 22, 25, 27, 29 —- NCHSAA Playoffs

November 1 —- NCHSAA Regionals

November 5 —- NCHSAA 2A State Championship

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062.

By Nathan Ham

[email protected]

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