Enterprise Wolves Win Bulldog Invitational

Mesquite, NV – The Enterprise Wolves (2-3) came to the Bulldog Invitational hoping to learn more about their young team and how to play better team ball.

Enterprise High entered the tournament against a talented 5A Legacy High School (5-1). The Wolves struggled shooting against the Longhorns early in the first half, but hung around 29-37. With a strong third quarter the Wolves pulled ahead 50-45. Playing toe to toe it came down to solid defenses on both sides of the ball. Jo B Shurtliff scored a season high with 23 points that helped the Wolves stay in the game.

Tied at 76 they headed into overtime and it was all Wolves winning 81-76.

PRISBREY, Caden 10
TRUMAN, Chasen 12
GARDNER, Jaylon 4
HOLT, Jayson 11
SHURTLIFF, Jo B 23
SIMPKINS, Kaden 16
HOLT, Ryan 2
ROBINSON, Stetson 2

Enterprise moved on to face West Wendover High School (5-1) and the Wolves offense was strong playing together and lead 27-21 at the half. By the end of the 3rd quarter the wolves lead 40-35. Wolves went on to win 54-51. Jayson Holt lead the Wolves with 15 points on game 2.

HOLT, Jayson 15
SHURTLIFF, Jo B 9
SIMPKINS, Kaden 3
HOLT, Ryan 8
ROBINSON, Stetson 4

Wolves stepped into new territory at the Bulldog Invitational playing for the Championship game against a very familiar team in Kanab High School. Enterprise was firing on all cylinders scoring 23 points in the first quarter to Kanabs 9 points.

The Wolves let up on the gas as Kanab went on the attack and came back within 7 at the half 26-33. The Wolves held onto a small lead at the end of the 3rd 42-41. Both teams were tired in the 4th quarter only scoring in single digits. The Wolves were headed into their second over time game in the tournament. Chasen Truman got the offensive rebound and scored just as time expired. Wolves won 56-54 and took their first Bulldog Invitational championship. Kaden Simkins lead the Wolves with 14 points.

The Wolves faced adversity and just would not give up and they played to the end with heart and hustle.

TRUMAN, Chasen 6
HOLT, Jayson 6
SHURTLIFF, Jo B 13
SIMPKINS, Kaden 14
HOLT, Ryan 3
ROBINSON, Stetson 2

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