Enterprise splits with Bogue Chitto
The Bogue Chitto Lady Cats and the Enterprise Jackets were victorious Monday night in high school basketball action at Enterprise.
In the girls’ game, the Lady Cats roared past the Lady Jackets 67-42.
In boys’ action, the Jackets overpowered the Bobcats to claim a 93-64 victory.
Bogue Chitto continues action today as it travels to Monticello to battle the East Marion Eagles in Lawrence County’s Thanksgiving tournament. The games begin at 11 and 12:30 p.m. BC’s junior varsity girls will also be in action, as they will tip off at 10 a.m. against the Lawrence County junior varsity girls.
Enterprise will be off the rest of the week, before returning to action next Tuesday as they host the St. Andrews Saints for four games, beginning at 4 p.m.
Lady Cats 67, Lady Jackets 42
The Lady Cats came out strong in the opening quarter to claim a 21-9 lead. In the second quarter, the Lady Jackets charged back into the action, but BC managed to win the scoring battle 14-11 to take a 35-20 lead into halftime.
In the second half, BC outscored Enterprise 33-22 in the final two quarters to secure the win.
“We started off really well offensively, but we had periods that we did not score,” said BC coach Christi Terrell. “We still need to do a better job on the offensive boards. Overall, I was pleased with our team effort. The girls hustled and played hard.”
Senior guard Zariah Matthews pumped in a game-high 21 points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists to lead the Lady Cats. Terrah Nelson contributed 10 points, six rebounds, three steals and four assists. Lineka Newson provided eight points and had seven rebounds. Shakirianna Jefferson netted seven points. Christian Black was the leader on the boards with eight rebounds and scored six points. Taneshia May added six points. Karlie Williams had five points and three rebounds. Perstashia Henderson and Kylie Hux had two points each.
Carlee Nations was the top scorer for the Lady Jackets with 19 points. Courtney Greer chipped in with 10 points and had three rebounds. Alisa Barlow netted five points. Monisha Pendleton was the leader on the boards with four rebounds and scored four points. Haley Nations and Michelle Herrington had two points each.
“We have got to do a better job rebounding the ball,” said Enterprise coach Jill Nations. “Bogue Chitto has a very good team and we allowed them too many second-chance opportunities.”
Enterprise 93, Bogue Chitto 64
Enterprise claimed a 20-15 lead after one quarter of action. In the second period, BC roared back to tie the game 20-20, but the Jackets answered with a 25-15 run to close out the first half leading 45-34.
In the second half, Enterprise won the scoring battle against BC 48-30 in the final two frames to claim a 93-64 win.
Jontavious Smith pumped in a game-high double-double of 26 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Jackets. Dwayne Pendleton chipped in with 24 points and had six rebounds. Zach Hodges contributed 19 points and had nine rebounds. Cade Feltus provided 11 points. Austin Carter scored six points. Peytin Jergins added four points and Braxton Wallis had one point.
D.J. Nunnery was the scoring leader for the Bobcats with 17 points. Malik Richardson provided a double-double performance of 14 points and 11 rebounds. Tyler Brumfield chipped in with 12 points. Henry Thomas netted 10 points. Brandon Blackwell contributed four points. Darius Porter scored three points. Chris Taylor and Dee May had two points each.
In junior varsity action, Bogue Chitto swept Enterprise.
In the girls’ contest, the Lady Cats won 26-22 over the Lady Jackets. Karley Leake paced the Lady Cats with 13 points. Cheyenne Hall scored seven points.
Eden Ward led the Lady Jackets with 10 points. Haley Nations contributed nine points.
In the boys’ game, Bogue Chitto defeated Enterprise 47-28. Darius Porter powered the Bobcats with 12 points. LaFredrick Dillon and Jermaine Black provided nine points each.
Cody Leggett, Braxton Wallis and Hunter Bland were the top scorers for Enterprise with seven points each.