Enterprise High School’s Adam Holt tries to make a bucket against Beaver Tuesday evening in Richfield.   | David Anderson

The Enterprise Wolves knew Tuesday’s semifinal wasn’t going to be easy, but they were able to pull out a 47-42 win over top-seeded Beaver.

“It’s always a tough game,” said Enterprise’s coach Bud Randall. “Beaver is a great team with great coaching and kids.”

Enterprise got up by six points in the first period, but by the half Beaver had knotted it at 17-all.

Enterprise was able to largely contain Beaver’s scoring in the third period, with the exception of Jake Eichorn, who scored all six of his points in the third stanza.

“They have worked hard all year to get back to this spot. They’re going to come in focused and try to take one home for our fans if we can.” — Enterprise head coach Bud Randall

“It was a good team effort,” Randall said.

Meanwhile, the Rams had five players punch it in to create a 29-25 advantage.

“We had to be smart and take care of the ball,” Randall said. “For the most part we were pretty smart with it and hit some free throws.”

The Beavers pulled to within two points with 17.4 seconds to go thanks to a 3-pointer from Crayton Hollingshead. Enterprise’s Tyler Hiatt, who totaled 13 points in the game, and Brackon Nelson, who totaled 10, both made free throws to finish off the game and punch their ticket to the championship against Layton Christian Academy.

“We were there last year and the kids remember losing that one,” Randall said. “They have worked hard all year to get back to this spot. They’re going to come in focused and try to take one home for our fans if we …read more

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