The Ashe County High basketball had eight players to the Mountain Valley Conference 1A/2A All-Conference Team. Senior Devan Sheets and junior Bradley Lucas earned all-conference honors Cullen Ashley and Conner Bowers were named Honorable Mention.



Sheets was Ashe County's leading scorer. He averaged 9.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per-game. Lucas averaged 8.3 PPG, 3.4 RPG and led Ashe in blocks on the season with 28.


Ashley averaged nearly eight points a game and he led the team in rebounding with nearly five boards a game. Bowers averaged 6.8 PPG, 2.2 RPG and dished out two assists a game.


The Ashe County boys (10-16) made a four-game improvement from last year in the win column, but they missed the state playoffs for the second year in a row. The Huskies lost to Starmount in the opening-round of the MVC Tournament on February 20.


For the girls, juniors Paige Spell and Morgan Hudler were named to the MVC all-conference team. represented the Ashe County Lady Huskies on the Mountain Valley All-Conference team. Hallie Brown and sophomore Savannah Brooks were named Honorable Mention.


The Ashe County girls (11-15) finished sixth in the MVC standings this season. They finished the season with a four-game losing streak. They were eliminated by East Wilkes in the opening-round of the MVC Tournament, and they lost to Monroe-Parkwood in the first-round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Assocation Class 2A State Playoffs.


MVAC All-Conference:


Bradley Lucas (Ashe County)

Devan Sheets (Ashe County)


MVAC Honorable Mention:


Cullen Ashley (Ashe County)

Connor Bowers (Ashe County)


MVAC All-Conference:




Morgan Hudler (Ashe County)

Paige Spell (Ashe County)



MVAC Honorable Mention:



Savannah Brooks (Ashe County)

Hallie Brown (Ashe County)



New Date for Winter Sports Banquet



Ashe County Athletic Director Marc Payne has announced that the Winter Sports Banquet that was victimized by inclement weather this week will now be held on Tuesday, March 11.


There will be a reception in the cafeteria beginning at 6 p.m.; the awards program begins at 7 p.m., in the auditorium.