Ashville girls down Pisgah, to face Holly Pond
by Joe Medley
Feb 21, 2013 | 1698 views |  0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
JACKSONVILLE — Nikki Ross scored 21 points, and Autumn Swearengin added 14 points and 16 rebounds to lead Ashville past Pisgah 69-50 in Thursday’s Northeast Regional Class 3A girls’ semifinals.

Ashville (27-3) will play Holly Pond (27-5) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Jacksonville State University’s Pete Mathews Coliseum. Holly Pond beat Piedmont 41-34 earlier Thursday.

Ashville got several strong contributions. Lakeivia Looney added 17 points, four assists and four rebounds, and Anika Bothwell added 11 points and nine rebounds.

Ashville held Pisgah to 24.7 percent shooting (18-for-73) and just one assist.

Pisgah got 20 points from Lily Womack and 13 from Hope Houser. The Eagles finished their season at 21-7.

Sports Columnist Joe Medley: 256-235-3576. On Twitter @jmedley_star.

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