Junior highs split doubleheader

<I>Hector del Castillo/Chieftain</I><BR>Gwen Nohr of Enterprise encounters defense on her way to the hoop.

A pair of rival girls' basketball teams split the Jan. 12 doubleheader in Joseph.

Eighth-graders from Enterprise Elementary School broke a tie in the final minutes and beat the home team by the score of 30-26. Amy Edison scored 10 points for Enterprise, while Emily Ketscher and Hayley Riggs each had 8 points. Callyn Stewart chipped in 4 points.

For Joseph, Carsen Sajonia made a shot from three-point range in the final seconds of the third quarter, knotting the score at 24-24. She finished the game with 8 points. Hailee McLure contributed 7 points, Holly Taylor 4, Breanna Gibson 3, Sidney Cooney 3 and Hannah Schaafsma 1.

Joseph's younger girls came from behind and won the first game, 25-19. Trailing Enterprise by a point after three quarters, Karianne Zollman banked a layup for the lead. Teammate Lindsay Kemp dropped in a high jump shot and later converted a foul shot. Enterprise answered with a lay up by Jordan Anderson, but Shayna Cooper hit the last two baskets of the game.

Cooper wound up as Joseph's top scorer, with 10 points. Kemp had 9 points. Zollman, Anna Rinehart and Jesse Stein each made a basket.

Meanwhile, Anderson tallied 11 points for Enterprise. Cheyenne Knight had 4 points. Joy Warnock and Gwen Nohr scored 2 apiece.

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