BC knocks off Enterprise

Published 2:00am Sunday, January 26, 2014

BOGUE CHITTO – The Bogue Chitto Bobcats and Lady Cats swept a pair of games with their Lincoln County rivals Enterprise Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon in basketball action at Bogue Chitto’s new gym.

In the girls’ game, the Lady Cats cruised past the Lady Jackets 54-39, and in boys’ action, the Bobcats knocked off the Jackets 69-44.

Bogue Chitto 54, Enterprise 39 

The Lady Cats and Lady Jackets battled in a close contest in the opening quarter as BC held a slim 10-8 lead before outscoring Enterprise 17-14 in the second quarter to take a 27-22 lead into halftime.

In the second half, BC managed to take control of the contest as the Lady Cats outscored the Lady Jackets 27-19 to take the win.

Zariah Matthews was the offensive leader for the Lady Cats (17-5, 5-2) with 15 points. Mattie Avants chipped in with 13 points. Christian Black paced BC on the boards with six rebounds and had nine points.

Markie Case directed the Lady Jackets charge with 12 points. Kristin Jergins provided 10 points.

Bogue Chitto 69, Enterprise 44 

The Bobcats and Jackets also fought in a tough, physical contest as BC carried a 27-25 lead into halftime.

In the second half, BC came out strong and overpowered the Jackets 33-19 to capture their third straight win.

Senior Jeremy Blackwell sparked the Bobcats with 16 points and eight rebounds. Dennis Rogers provided BC with a double-double performance of 15 points and 11 rebounds. Brock Roberts netted 11 points and had seven rebounds. Damien Terrell scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds.

“This was a hard fought win over a Lincoln County rival,” said BC coach Mark Pitts. “Enterprise has a very good team, and they played hard. I was very pleased with my guys’ efforts. Overall, it was a good win.”

Forrest Scott paced the Jackets on offense with 17 points. John Gray provided 15 points.

<cTypeface:Bold> In junior varsity boys action,<cTypeface:Plain> Enterprise defeated Bogue Chitto 24-13. Austin Carter was the top scorer for the Jackets with seven points, and Henry Thomas led the Bobcats with five points.