|Huskies Crush West Wilkes, Win 12th Straight|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Saturday, 07 January 2012 09:38|
The Ashe County High men's basketball team continues to dominate the competition. The Huskies (12-1; 8-0 in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference) destroyed West Wilkes 73-46 in West Jefferson Friday night.
NCPreps.com, led 14-3 after one and 39-5 at the intermission. Sam Gammons led the Huskies with 20 points. Zeb Richardson had 11. Ashe County entertains Watauga Wednesday night. The Huskies are 7-2 at home against the Pioneers in their last nine meetings at Husky Gym.
TIGERS SNAP 26-GAME SLIDE
It didn't take head coach Rob Bliss very long to get the Fred T. Foard High men's basketball team into the win column. Bliss inherited a team that had lost 23 straight Northwestern 3A/4A Conference games and 30 consecutive times against conference opponents. Well, those streaks came to an end Friday night as the Tigers (11-4 overall; 1-3 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) defeated Hibriten 68-54 in Lenoir. It's the first time Fred T. Foard has won in the NW3A/4A Conference since the league was formed back in 2009-10.
ALEXANDER CENTRAL 54, WATAUGA 50
WEST WILKES 34, ASHE COUNTY 30
ALEXANDER CENTRAL 62, WATAUGA 45
ASHE COUNTY 73, WEST WILKES 46
(MEN AND WOMEN)
SOUTH CALDWELL @ WATAUGA
NORTHWESTERN 3A/4A CONFERENCE
HICKORY 3-0; 14-1
HICKORY 3-0; 13-2
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