Ashley Basketball begins season with road wins over Havelock

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HAVELOCK,NC (WWAY)–The Ashley Screamin’ Eagles opened up their 2019 basketball season with two wins on Monday night against the Havelock Rams.

Saniya Rivers started her Ashley career with a bang in the girls game. The standout junior scored a game-high 34 points in the Eagles 53-31 win over Havelock. Lexi Hinson chipped in seven points as well for head coach Adrienne Gale.

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Ashley led 16-15 after the first quarter in the boys game, but outscored Havelock 25-4 in the second quarter to cruise to the dominating 79-31 victory.

The Eagles boys team will be back in action on Tuesday hosting Wallace-Rose Hill. The Ashley girls will be off until Friday when both teams host Coastal Christian at Ashley High School.