The Enterprise Lady Cats (10-8) picked up four straight wins last week before having their winning streak snapped by Opp in the finals of the Terry Collins Memorial Tournament in Dothan on March 13.

Enterprise’s winning streak started on March 8 with an 18-0 domination of Jeff Davis at home. The Lady Cats earned 14 hits as a team in the win over Jeff Davis with Ella Little going 2-for-2 with four RBIs, a run and a homerun.

Skylar Frey struck out two batters and gave up just one hit, while Gracyn Snell struck out four batters and gave up no hits.

The streak continued last week as Enterprise knocked off Rehobeth 6-5 in exciting fashion. After taking an early 1-0 lead, Rehobeth came back swinging and took a 3-1 lead in the third inning. Enterprise responded by cutting the lead to 3-2 in the bottom of the third inning but Rehobeth stretched its lead to 5-2 in the fourth inning. Then, the Lady Cats took over.

In the bottom of the fifth, Kyleigh Coin drilled a three-run homer into leftfield that also drove Taylor Danford and Kinley Hutto home to tie the score 5-5.

Savannah Mitten then drove home Frey for the eventual game-deciding run on a ground ball single into the outfield.

Coin went 1-for-4 on the day with three RBIs, one run and a homerun, while Danford went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs.

Coin also struck out five batters, while giving up three hits and three runs with two home runs in the circle. Jamie Jackson pitched three innings and gave up four hits with two runs and a homer along with earning two strikeouts. Frey pitched two innings and struck out two batters.

Enterprise thumped Geneva on March 12 by a score of 13-0 in the opening round of the Terry Collins Memorial Tournament in Dothan. Coin went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs. Georiga Lessmann also went 3-for-4 with an RBI and three runs.

Frey pitched four and 2/3 innings with six strikeouts, while giving up three hits and a run. Sarah Cronk gave up one hit and no runs in 1/3 inning pitched. Lessmann and Mitten each had a doube play on defense.

Also on March 12, Enterprise knocked off Cottonwood 15-0 in the quarterfinals, meaning that the Lady Cats outscored Cottonwood and Geneva 27-0 in the first two games of the tournament combined.

In the semifinals, the Lady Cats managed a 4-3 win over Dale County on March 13 to advance to the championship game.

Enterprise led 3-1 going into the seventh inning but Dale County responded with two runs in the top of the seventh inning to tie the score 3-3.

In the bottom of the seventh, Mitten drilled a ground ball single into center field that drove Lessmann home to pick up the walk off win.

Mitten led Enterprise at the plate going 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run, while Frey went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Lessmann scored two runs and Danford also scored a run.

Frey pitched all seven innings and struck out two batters, while giving up seven hits and three runs.

In the championship game Enterprise fell to Opp 3-1 to snap a five-game winning streak.

Danford went 2-for-3 at the plate with a run, while Frey went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Jackson pitched all six innings and gave up seven hits with three runs and struck out three batters.

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