The Enterprise Wildcats (1-1) picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 19, with a 66-55 win over the Headland Rams on the road.
Enterprise bounced back from a season opening loss to Carver last week but started off slow again this week.
Enterprise took a slim 13-11 lead into the second quarter but then answered by outscoring the Rams 21-14 in the second quarter and holding a 34-25 lead at halftime.
Another big third quarter gave the Wildcats a comfortable 54-39 lead going into the final period and then ultimately picked up the 66-55 win.
The Wildcats shot 20-of-46 from the field and 8-of-13 from the free throw line in the win. Enterprise also dominated the boards racking up 54 rebounds compared to Headland’s 31.
The Enterprise defense really stymied Headland’s second chance opportunities, earning 28 defensive rebounds compared to Headland’s seven offensive rebounds. The Wildcats also forced 17 turnovers, as well.
Sophomore Quentin Hayes had a big night for Enterprise with 17 points, 12 rebounds and one assist earning his first double-double of the year.
Senior Dominic York also pitched in with 14 points and an assist, while junior Damarion Holt scored nine points and dished two assists.
Junior Josh McCray scored seven points and also dished two assists and brought down eight rebounds. Junior Jalen Cunningham grabbed six rebounds and scored six points. Freshman Jordan Hines scored five points but also grabbed a team-high 13 rebounds.
The Lady Cats (1-1) also picked up their first win of the season with a close 67-62 win over the Lady Rams.
Enterprise was led by senior Lay Lay McClain with 23 points, while sophomore Dashia Nelson added 13 points and sophomore Alayna Dean chipped in with nine points.
Jaida Gosha, Nicole Higgins and Riley McCullough all scored six points each.
Enterprise is back in action this Friday, Nov. 22, against Charles Henderson at home with tip-off at 5:30 p.m. for the girls and 7 p.m.for the boys.