Friday, December 20, 2013
The Ashley Ridge basketball teams split with James Island Wednesday.
The Ashley Ridge girls earned a 32-24 win at James Island to improve to 6-1 on the season.
The Lady Trojans jumped out to a 10-7 lead in the opening period and carried a 13-9 lead into the half. Then the Lady Swamp Foxes outscored James Island 13-9 in the third period and played shutdown defense to outscore the Lady Trojans 10-2 in the final period.
Katie Burnette led all scorers, finishing with 10 points for Ashley Ridge. Shelby Daly added 8 points for the Lady Swamp Foxes while Kelly Cousins added 6.
The Ashley Ridge boys fell 50-48 at James Island.
The Trojans (3-2) got out to an 11-7 lead, but Ashley Ridge (3-4) outscored James Island in the second period to take a 21-20 lead into the half. Then James Island outscored Ashley Ridge 14-7 in the third period and held on for the two-point victory.
James Islands Ryan Braswell led all scorers with 12 points.
Trey Jenkins led Ashley Ridge with 10 points and Raekwon Jones added 7 for Ashley Ridge.