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West Lincoln gives Enterprise Lady Yellow Jackets first region loss

The Lady Bears outshot Enterprise Saturday, winning the Region 7-2A weather makeup game on their home court 48-28.

The win moves the she-bears to an overall record of 12-5 and keeps them undefeated in the region, while Enterprise drops to a still-impressive 9-2 overall and takes their first region loss to go 2-1.

The Lady Jackets struggled throughout the game to get shots to fall. West Lincoln took advantage of this to outscore Enterprise in every period.

“I thought the girls played better in the second half and were more focused,” Lady Bears coach Brooks Smith said. “We got to cut out on some fouls a little bit, but overall I thought we did a good job.”

West Lincoln struck first and began to build on their lead before the Lady Jackets stretched the net. Enterprise tried to slowly chip away at the Lady Bears’ lead, but West Lincoln took the first quarter 13-6.

The Lady Bears continued to build on their lead in the second period, while the Lady Jackets fought to stay in the game. West Lincoln led 25-12 going into halftime.

The third period saw much of the same as the second, with the Lady Bears holding a 36-16 lead at the end of the third. The final period saw the she-bears continuing to add onto their point total, as the Lady Jackets struggled to get baskets. West Lincoln walked away with a 48-28 victory.

West Lincoln had two players shoot in double digits. Junior Katelyn Dickerson shot 15 points, 12 rebounds, three steals and one assist. Junior Skylar Hall netted 15 points, one rebound and four assists. Sophomore Bailey Wilson made eight points, seven rebounds, one steal and one assist. Junior Elizabeth Sturkey hit six points and nine rebounds. Junior Megan Gerald made five points, seven rebounds, one steal and one assist.

Senior Carlee Nations led the Lady Jackets with six points and four rebounds. Senior Monisha Pendleton had six points and three rebounds. Senior Eden Ward also had six points. Junior Breyauna Johnson hit three points. Junior Britany Barnett made two points. Freshman Shauna Hewitt also made two points. Freshman Kaylie Burgess finished the day with one point. Senior Jana Nations had two rebounds and one steal.

Enterprise will be in action Friday, as they head to Liberty to take on Region 7-2A foe Amite County.

West Lincoln will also be in action Friday, as they head up to Madison to take on Region 4-5A Germantown.

Story by Dave Linton