Ashland gets comeback victory to take out #1 seed and get home game for district title

The Ashland Lady Blue Devils has locked their spot in the 1A playoffs, so one season goal had been achieved.

They weren’t satisfied there.

The Lady Devils got an improbable last second come from behind victory with Sylena Smith getting a steal and drawing a foul with .1 seconds left. Her ensuing free throw gave Ashland a 52-51 victory over West Union and locked their spot in the championship game.

Ashland plays Hickory Flat at home on Friday at 7 for the title.

Cherica Cheairs led with 23 points. Smith put up 15.

Ashland’s Sylena Smith hit the game winning free throw

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