Wesson rips Enterprise
WESSON — Senior guards Brandt Hood and Alexis Crosby lit up thescoreboard from 3-point range Friday night in leading the Cobras tovarsity wins over the Enterprise Yellow Jacket teams.
In the boys game, Hood pumped in 20 points, including 4three-pointers, to direct Wesson to an 81-43 win over Enterprise.Hood also had 5 assists.
In girls action, Crosby scored a game-high 30 points, including6 treys, to power the Lady Cobras to a 58-30 victory over the LadyJackets. She also had 3 steals.
Wesson travels to Natchez Cathedral Tuesday for three games. Thejunior varsity girls play at 5 p.m. followed by the varsity girlsat 6 and the varsity boys to follow.
Wesson 81, Enterprise 43
Wesson (1-2) came out hot in the first quarter, taking a 21-10lead over Enterprise (0-2). At the half, the Cobras maintained a23-point, 44-21, lead.
“The kids worked hard tonight,” said Wesson boys coach RonKessler after the win. “We played good defense. We ran the floorreal well.”
Contributing to the Wesson win with 15 points and 10 reboundswas Lonnie Reeves. Josh Hood pulled down 7 rebounds. Making 6steals and 5 assists was Cody King.
“We are really young, mostly sophomores,” said Enterprise boyscoach Josh Bass. “We are not executing real good. Wesson shot theball well from the outside. Coach Kessler is doing a good job withthem.”
Jeremy Smith paced the Jackets with 11 points. Jamie Smithfollowed with 10 points.
“Coach Bass’ kids hustled from the tipoff to the end,” addedKessler. “Enterprise caught us sleeping a few times.”
Wesson 58, Enterprise 30
The Lady Cobras (2-1) jumped on the Lady Jackets (0-2) for a29-5 run in the first quarter. At halftime, Wesson led 41-11.
“We really shot the ball well coming out of the gate,” saidfirst-year Wesson girls coach Hugh Webb. “I was pleased with ourperformance tonight. Our girls are making progress. We don’t needto peak too early.”
Following Crosby with 11 points and 7 rebounds was Ann ShelbyDavis. Perry Katherine Furr and Hannah Hill netted 7 pointsapiece.
“We’re a young team, but we’re not using that as an excuse,”said Enterprise girls coach Jill Nations. “Wesson’s outsideshooting is good.”
Pacing the Lady Jackets with 4 points apiece were Sara Burke,Lacie Orr, Kylie Vincent and Tara Paden. Sara Burke, Everett andPaden collected 6 rebounds apiece. Orr had 5 steals.
Junior high action
In the junior high girls game, Wesson knocked off Enterprise30-20. Marion Allen sparked Wesson with 15 points followed bySummer Rials with 10.
Enterprise got 8 points from Karla Hux and 6 from CallieCole.
The Enterprise boys rallied in the second half to clip Wesson39-38. Cody White netted 18 points for Enterprise. Kevin Perryfollowed with 10.
Leading Wesson with 17 points was Gib Britt. Kyle Cross andHunter Hood finished with 6 apiece.