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Big second quarter carries Watauga by Ashe County women, 57-35

Jan. 20 saw a good regional rivalry battle between the Ashe County Huskies and Watauga Pioneers. Paige Overcash (10) and Brooke Scheffler (right) battled underneath and inside the paint throughout the night. Photographic image by David Rogers

By David Rogers

WEST JEFFERSON, N.C. — It was windy outside, but there was a torrential downpour inside the Ashe County gym on Jan. 20, as the Huskies’ women’s basketball team faced Watauga. Nope, there was no leaks in the ceiling. It was raining 3-point shots at the hands of the visiting Pioneers.