SALINEVILLE, OH- In a recent exclusive interview with YSN, Southern Local’s basketball star Ashley Shroades opened up about her impressive achievements and future plans. Shroades, the all-time leading scorer in Columbiana County, has left an indelible mark on the local basketball scene, scoring an astonishing 2000 points in her high school career.
During the interview, Shroades reflected on the influence she has had on aspiring athletes in the community, emphasizing the importance of being a role model for both boys and girls. Her dedication to her craft and her ability to balance academic pursuits, leadership, and athletic excellence were evident during the candid conversation with YSN’s DJ Yokley.
Shroades expressed her ambitions of playing basketball at the collegiate level, aiming for Division II or III programs while pursuing a career in veterinary sciences. Her passion for animals and her determination to excel off the court reflect the depth of her character.
Through the interview, Shroades shed light on the crucial support of her parents and coach in shaping her work ethic and focus. She revealed her aspirations to leave not just a legacy of basketball prowess, but also of kindness and teamwork, demonstrating exceptional maturity and a commendable degree of self-awareness for a young athlete.
Accompanied by a spirited discussion about her coach’s unconventional fashion choices, the interview offered a glimpse into the endearing and down-to-earth personality behind the basketball phenom.
As Shroades enters the final months of her high school career, she continues to pursue new milestones, including breaking the all-time season assist record, while aiming for success in the upcoming championships. Her resilience, competitive spirit, and dedication to her community have carved a place for her as a beloved figure in the Southern Local basketball program.