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Ashe Sports Roundup

Originally published: May. 3, 2013
Last modified: May. 3, 2013

Steve Behr


Ashe County’s boys’ golf team finished fifth in the Mountain Valley Conference Tournament held at Jefferson Landing.

The Huskies finished with a combined score of 348. East Wilkes won the tournament with 338 strokes, followed by Forbush with 340 and Elkin with 346.

Tucker Goodman and Zach Lawrence both qualified for the regionals, which are May 6 in Lexington. Goodman, who shot an 82, also was named all-conference.

Lawrence shot an 85, while Abel Warner shot an 88. Jacob Worley shot a 95, Adam Graybeal shot a 96 and Nathan Jolly shot a 99. Lawrence and Warner were named honorable mention all-conference.



West Wilkes’s pitching staff allowed just one hit in a 12-1 victory at Ashe County Friday.

The Huskies (5-11) received five walks in the game, but mustered just a Carson Knight hit against the Blackhawks (10-11). Matthew Hamilton scored Ashe County’s lone run of the game. Bradley Carpenter stole a base for the Huskies’ offense.

The combination of Jacob Dancy, Tanner Little and Will Shepherd combined to strike out five and walk seven Huskies in the game.

Joe Richardson and Jamie Weaver did the pitching for the Huskies. Weaver gave up 11 hits and 10 runs, although just three of the runs were earned. Richardson gave up two runs and two hits while striking out three.

West Wilkes scored three runs in the third inning, seven in the third and two in the fourth. The game was ended in the fifth inning because of the 10-run mercy rule. The victory gave West Wilkes a sweep of the Huskies. On March 29, West Wilkes took a 9-8 victory.



Ashe banged out 12 hits in a 7-3 victory over North Wilkes on April 23.

The Huskies scored runs in four of the seven innings of the game, including three runs in the third inning. The Huskies also added two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, which answered a three-run North Wilkes rally in the top half of the inning.

Hamilton went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored two runs. Knight also went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a double. Cameron Guyton also hit a double for the Huskies.

Guyton also went the distance on the mound. He scattered five hits and struck out 10, while giving up just three walks.

Ashe opened the MVC Tournament at Forbush on Wednesday, but results were not available at presstime. Ashe is the seventh seed, while Forbush is seeded second. Forbush won the last game, played at Ashe on April 8, 11-0 in seven innings.

Forbush had nine hits and took advantage of four Ashe errors. The Huskies settled for a Guyton hit as their only hit of the game.

Five of the 11 runs Forbush scored were earned.



Ashe claimed a 1-0 victory over visiting West Wilkes, which gave the Huskies a second-round seed in the state playoffs from the MVC.

Aspen Domske scored the Huskies’ lone goal on anassist from Valerie Keys. It was Domske’s 100th goal of her prep career, and also set the school record for most goals in a season of 47, which was 46 that was help by Kabrina Keys.

Chrissy Simmons had five saves in goal for the Huskies.



Ashe beat North Wilkes 6-1 on April 23. The Huskies moved to 2-3 on the season, while North Wilkes slipped to 4-15 overall.

One day earlier, North Surry scored five runs in the fifth inning to break a tie and claim a 7-2 victory over the visiting Huskies.
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