Avery JV hoops roundup
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Avery junior varsity basketball teams competed in a pair of games each over a span of two weeks, earning victories in all matchups.
Avery Lady Vikings routs pair of opponents
Avery Lady Vikings junior varsity basketball made quick work of opposition, a road matchup on Friday, Jan. 24, at Crossnore Academy and a conference home game on Friday, Jan. 31, against Polk County.
Avery 67, Crossnore Academy 8
Avery jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as it outscored Crossnore 15-0 in the first quarter and 17-0 in the third quarter en route to a 59-point triumph.
AHS led 31-6 at halftime and held CA to two points for the remainder of the matchup. Abbe Miller led Avery with 14 points, while Kara Polsgrove and Kesha Garland chipped in with 10 points each. Elizabeth Pittman scored nine points in the win.
Avery 64, Polk 3
With the help of weather delays, the Lady Vikings waited a full week until its next game, a conference home contest against Polk. Despite the layoff, the Big Red defense was stout, holding Polk scoreless until the 1:15 mark of the second quarter as part of a 30-0 scoring run. The Wolverines, playing with only six players on the squad, managed only one basket and a free throw for the entire contest.
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