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ENTERPRISE GIRLS, BOYS EARN WINS

WHO'S OPEN? Enterprise's Kallie Hadden looks for a teammate during an earlier game. Enterprise went to 11-1 with a 49-30 Wapiti League win over Union Friday. (The Observer/JOE SOVA).
WHO'S OPEN? Enterprise's Kallie Hadden looks for a teammate during an earlier game. Enterprise went to 11-1 with a 49-30 Wapiti League win over Union Friday. (The Observer/JOE SOVA).

UNION – Enterprise overcame a scoring drought the first half of the third period and posted a 49-30 win over host Union to open Wapiti League play Friday.

With the win Enterprise extended its win streak to seven games and sent its record to 11-1. Union fell to 6-6.

Union head coach Wayne Herron said the Bobcats held Enterprise scoreless the first 3:30 of the third quarter, allowing his team to get within 23-20. But Enterprise finished the period with a flurry, scoring 16 points to extend its lead to 39-23 with a quarter to go.

"They got on fire," Herron said of Enterprise. "For two and a half quarters we really battled. Then they had that run.

"We missed some opportunities," the coach added. "I thought we rebounded well."

Jennifer Brotherton grabbed seven rebounds, and Kara Baxter added six.

Kallie Hadden led Enter-prise's balanced scoring with 13 points. Jessie Morgan had 12, and Kayla Stoffel added 10.

April Savely paced Union with 14 points. Talia Bunkers had three assists.

Union is scheduled to host Class 3A Riverside today. The varsity game tips off around 4 p.m.

Enterprise returns to Wapiti League play by hosting Vale today, also at 4 p.m.

Those Union and Enterprise games will be played travel conditions permitting.

ENTERPRISE (49)

Stangel 0 0-0 0, Noland 0 0-2 0, Maasdam 1 0-0 2, Morgan 5 0-0 12, Vernarsky 1 0-0 2, Stoffel 3 4-5 10, Huffman 1 0-1 2, Smith 2 0-0 4, Hadden 6 1-3 13, Freels 2 0-0 4, Kelley 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 5-11 49.

UNION (30)

Baxter 0 1-2 1, Bunkers 1 0-0-0 2, Tanaka 0 0-0 0, Herron 2 0-2 5, Walker 1 0-0 2, Bauer 0 0-0 0, Stratton 1 1-1 3, Williams 0 0-0 0, Brotherton 1 0-0 3, Savely 5 3-5 14, Haywood 0 0-2 0, Collins 0 0-0 0, Denton 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 5-12 30.

Enterprise 13 10 16 10 – 49

Union 8 10 5 7 – 30

3-point goals: Morgan 2; Herron, Brotherton, Savely. Total fouls: Enterprise 13, Union 12. Fouled out: None. Technical fouls: Union team.

EHS boys beat Bobcats

UNION – Hot-shooting Ent-erprise outscored host Union 55-19 in the second half and routed the Bobcats 89-38 in both boys teams' Wapiti League opener Friday.

Enterprise (8-4 overall) led 16-7, 34-19 and 59-27 at the quarter stops.

"I'll bet they shot 80 percent," Union head coach Brett Dunten said of Enterprise. "We dropped our heads and let them keep going.

"They run the floor very well," the coach said odf Enterprise. "Our guys weren't aggressive enough. We lost our composure."

In turn, the Bobcats (2-10) shot poorly – connecting on only 22 percent of their field-goal attempts. Union was just 6-for-35 in the second half.

Rebounding was a plus for Union, according to Dunten, as the Bobcats collected 40 rebounds, including 18 on the offensive end.

Brinn Jones led four Enterprise players in double-figure scoring with 20 points. Tony Swart added 18, Andy Marcum had 14 and Luigi Dellarole 12.

Jim Garwood paced Union with 15 points.

Union is scheduled to host Vale at 5:30 p.m. today.

ENTERPRISE (89)

T. Swart 8 2-6 18, Marcum 5 2-3 14, Thompson 1 0-0 2, VanderZanden 1 2-3 4, Gilliland 1 0-0 2, Dellarole 3 5-7 12, C. Swart 3 0-0 6, Phinney 3 3-5 9, Horrocks 1 0-0 2, Jones 8 4-4 20. Totals 34 18-28 89.

UNION (38)

Nay 0-0 0, Blanchard 1 0-0 2, Watson 0 0-0 0, Garwood 5 1-2 15, Thurston 0 0-0 0, Towne 2 1-3 6, Titus 1 2-3 5, Craig 3 1-5 7, Hewitt 0 0-0 0, Nesovic 0 0-0 0, Christensen 0 0-0 0, Haney 1 1-2 3. Totals 14 6-15 38.

Enterprise 16 18 25 30 – 89

Home 7 12 8 11 – 38

3-point goals: Marcum 2, Dellarole; Garwood 4, Towne, Titus. Total fouls: Enterprise 14, Union 23. Fouled out: Thurston.

Elgin boys lose to Vale

VALE – Elgin opened Wap-iti League boys basketball play with a 49-31 loss to homestanding Vale Friday, suffering from cold shooting.

The Huskies (5-6) were within three, 22-19, at halftime, but managed to score just 12 points in the second half.

"The third quarter they jumped on us," Elgin co-head coach Jason Crawley said. "We played with them every quarter except the third .... We're still missing a heckuva lot of gimmes."

Elgin shot just 22 percent from the field in the loss.

The Huskies did win the board battle, 25-24. J.T. Keating led the way with nine.

Charlie Schumacher netted 10 points to lead the Elgin scoring. Kole Guentert had three assists.

Elgin's games today at home against Nyssa have been postponed due to road conditions and will be rescheduled.

ELGIN (31)

Keating 2 0-0 5, Witherspoon 1 0-0 2, Page 0 0-0 0, Lund 0 0-0 0, Guentert 1 1-1 3, Clark 1 0-0 3, Burgess 1 3-4 6, Follett 0 0-0 0, Miller 1 0-0 2, Schumacher 4 0-1 10, Whiteman 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 4-6 31.

VALE (49)

Wagner 5 0-0 12, Lovell 3 3-5 9, Robertson 1 0-0 2, Mooney 3 1-2 8, Munn 0 0-0 0, Shira 0 0-1 0, Thurman 6 2-3 14, Fullerton 0 0-0 0, Noble 1 0-0 2, Kurth 0 0-0 0, McFetridze 0 2-2 2. Totals 19 8-13 49.

Elgin 10 9 5 7 – 31

Vale 12 10 19 8 – 49

3-point goals: Keating, Clark, Burgess, Schumacher 2; Wagner 2, Mooney. Total fouls: Elgin 15, Vale 15. Fouled out: Keating.

Husky girls drop decision

VALE – The Elgin girls suffered 47 turnovers in a 51-26 loss to Vale in both teams' Wapiti League opener Friday.

Elgin head coach Floyd Powers said the Vikings' full-court press took its toll on his team. The Huskies (4-7) turned the ball over 16 times in the opening quarter, allowing Vale to led 16-2 after one period.

"They hurried their passes and threw a lot of them away," Powers said of the Huskies. "We couldn't get many shots up."

Elgin's play on the defensive end improved after intermission.

"The third quarter we came out and played good defense," Powers said.

The coach said said rebounding in the game was about even.

Elisa Mooney paced Vale with 10 points. Josie Cross led Elgin with 12 points.

Elgin's home games against Nyssa scheduled for today have been postponed due to poor traveling conditons and will be rescheduled.

ELGIN (26)

McClure 0 0-0 0, Miller 1 0-0 2, Beedle 1 1-4 3, Davis 0 0-2 0, Sanders 0 0-1 0, Percell 0 0-0 0, Darrow 0 1-2 1, Cross 6 0-2 12, Perez 2 0-0 6, Thamert 0 0-0 0, Wilhelm 0 0-0 0, Gibson 1 0-0 2. Totals 11 2-11 26.

VALE (51)

Kamo 2 2-4 6, Tenh 2 1-1 5, Christensen 1 1-2 3, Hiatt 1 2-2 4, Mooney 4 0-0 10, DeLong 2 2-2 6, Andrews 1 1-2 3, Lacey 4 0-0 8, Lutzens 3 0-1 6. Totals 20 9-14 51.

Elgin 2 6 11 7 – 26

Vale 16 11 10 14 – 51

3-point goals: Perez 2; Mooney 2. Total fouls: Elgin 16, Vale 17. Fouled out: None.

 
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