Several student themed events at Enterprise State Community College culminated on Thursday, February 22, 2018, with two victorious basketball games and the crowning of Miss Maritza Rivera as ESCC’s 2018 Homecoming Queen.
Rivera, who represented the History Club, was crowned by last year’s Homecoming Queen, Cassidy Larson, at the Boll Weevils’ Homecoming basketball game. Rivera is president of Circle K and is also a member of the History Club and Student Support Services at ESCC.
Rivera leads a Homecoming Court of 10 total ESCC students who were selected by the student body. The students selected were Brittney Davis, Alyssa Hubbard, Maggie Johnson, Caroline Morgan, Latoya Parker, Joi Pryor, Maritza Rivera, Tomia Teague, Zahra Vance, and Torii Young.
In addition to the celebration of the Homecoming Court, ESCC’s sophomore basketball players were also recognized. The following students received a plaque of recognition from Dr. Kevin Ammons, ESCC’s Athletic Director, and ESCC Basketball Coach Jeremaine Williams: Jon Reynolds, Enterprise, AL; Jordan Borruw, Atlanta, GA; Kingston Frazier, Opelika, AL; Malik Allen, Georgetown, GA; Malik Hunt, Riviera Beach, FL; Xavier Smith, Atlanta, GA; Candance Williamson, Samson, AL; Doroteya Jackson, Dover, DE; Jasonie Guice, Midway, AL; Jeromese Spigner, Bessemer, AL; Taquetta Harvey, Quitman County, GA; Taylor Keith, Columbus, GA.
The photos for each player are located on our Facebook page (NOTE: On the Facebook page, the name order follows the photo order): https://www.facebook.com/EnterpriseState/photos/pcb.1467348810043219/1467344806710286/?type=3&theater
Both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams had victories on the court at home. The Lady Boll Weevils defeated Concordia University Varsity 81-76. Offensive leaders for the contest were Dorotaya Jackson with 24 points, Taylor Keith with 11 points, and Jeromese Spigner with 18 points. The Men’s Boll Weevils won against Coastal Alabama East 93-79. Malik Allen had a big night with 34 points, Kainon Pouncey with 24 points, and Matthew Mazique with a contribution of 15 points.
Both teams will travel to Bay Minette on Monday, February 26, to take on rival Coastal Alabama South in their final regular season games of the year. Game times for Monday are 5:30/7:30 with the women leading off the evening.
Homecoming Week at ESCC this year included multiple events, such as a Lip Sync Battle, Homecoming t-shirt contest, a faculty vs. staff basketball game (in which the faculty won 31-28), and Homecoming Mixer in which students enjoyed food, music and dancing.
Photo Cutline: Left to Right: Daniel Larson, Miss Maritza Rivera ESCC’s 2018 Homecoming Queen, Cassidy Larson ESCC’s 2017 Homecoming Queen, and President Matt Rodgers.