Enterprise downs Sacred Heart

Published 12:45 am Sunday, February 2, 2014

The Enterprise Yellow Jackets showed little rust from the time off due to the snowy weather as they came away with four victories Friday night over the Sacred Heart Crusaders.

In varsity girls’ action, Enterprise swarmed Sacred Heart 51-24.

In the varsity boys’ game, Enterprise ended their 14-game losing streak with an impressive 75-54 triumph.

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The junior varsity girls and boys tipped off the night with wins for Enterprise.

The Yellow Jackets return to action on Monday night as they host East Marion for three games starting at 5 p.m.

Enterprise 57, Sacred Heart 24 

The Enterprise girls started red-hot in the opening frame as all five starters scored in the first quarter as the Yellow Jackets captured an 18-7 lead.

Fast break points and hot shooting continued in the second quarter as Enterprise (9-14, 0-6) carried a 29-9 advantage into halftime.

The second half was all Yellow Jackets as they cruised to the win.

Markie Case led all scorers with 14 points for the Jackets. Hannah Kirtfield drained 11 points and Alissa Barlow added 10 points in the win for Enterprise.

Mary Claire Whitehead paced Sacred Heart with 7 points.

Enterprise 75, Sacred Heart 54 

The Enterprise boys avenged a six-point loss earlier in the season to Sacred Heart and defeated the Crusaders 75-54 in the rematch Friday night at Enterprise.

Both teams got off to quick starts in the first quarter as the Yellow Jackets commanded a 16-14 advantage.

A 25-point offensive explosion in the second quarter for Enterprise (8-15, 0-6) propelled them to a 41-23 halftime lead.

Enterprise had three players to score in double figures led by Forrest Scott’s 19 points. John Gray fired in 18 points and Dwayne Pendleton chipped in 13 points for the Jackets.

Sacred Heart was led by Sam Rosa and Harrison Hicks each scoring 13 points in the loss.

In the junior varsity boys’ contest, ¬†Enterprise overcame a sluggish start to secure a 42-36 win in overtime. Jontavious Smith was the top shooter for the Jackets with 22 points. Sacred Heart’s Noah Thornton fired in 12 points for the Crusaders.