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Lady Jackets fall, Enterprise boys win

Friday night provided two very competitive games on the hardwood for basketball fans from Pisgah and Enterprise.

John Gray

John Gray

In varsity girls’ action, the Pisgah Lady Dragons were able to squeak by the home-standing Enterprise Lady Yellow Jackets 52-51.

The boys’ game was just as entertaining as Enterprise came away with a 49-44 victory over Pisgah.

Enterprise will return to action on Tuesday, Dec. 3, and host the St. Andrews Saints and Lady Saints. The junior varsity boys will start the action at 5 p.m. followed by varsity girls and boys.

Pisgah 52, Enterprise 51 

The Enterprise Lady Yellow Jackets came out and shot the ball well to claim a 13-6 lead after one quarter of play.

Going into the halftime break, Enterprise held a 24-18 advantage. The Lady Jackets (2-5), led most of the game up until the very end.

Pisgah, led by senior Jennifer Luckett’s 22 points and some clutch shooting at the end, gained a lead late and was able to sneak away with the 52-51 victory.

Enterprise was led by Megan Rippy’s 13 points and 4 rebounds. Markie Case added 10 points and Kristin Jergins followed suit with 9 points for the Lady Jackets.

Enterprise 49, Pisgah 44 

The Enterprise Yellow Jackets started the game on a 9-0 run and never looked back in defeating the Pisgah Dragons Friday night 49-44.

“I’m proud of my kids for bouncing back after a tough loss Thursday night,” said Enterprise head coach John Knight. “We had a solid defensive effort,”

Enterprise led 30-24 at the halftime break. John Gray exploded with 34 points to lead Enterprise (6-1). Forrest Scott had 11 rebounds in the victory for the Jackets.

In junior high action,  the Enterprise Lady Yellow Jackets provided the rare shut-out for fans in defeating the Pisgah Lady Dragons 37-0.

Karlee Burgess led Enterprise in scoring with 10 points. Jana Nations added 8 points for the Lady Jackets.

In boys’ action, Enterprise defeated Pisgah 41-39. Jontavious Smith led Enterprise in scoring with 18 points. Jadarrious Allen followed suit with 14 points for the Jackets.

Pisgah was led by Josh Jackson’s 15 points.