Ashmore, USA win U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships
The 5-foot-7 guard started five of six games for the undefeated Americans, who beat Turkey 62-48 in the gold-medal game.
The world championships featured teams from Argentina, Israel, Turkey, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and the United States.
Ashmore, of West Valley High fame, is a newcomer to the national team.
She plays basketball and runs track at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. She missed the hoops season due to a knee injury but came back to run the 100 meters on the track.
Ashmore is entering her sophomore season this year.