The Tigers defeated Brentwood Academy 73-53 to win the 2020 TSSAA Division II Class AA State Championship. Ensworth finished the season undefeated and tied the school record with 29 wins. Jaloni Cambridge and Kaiya Wynn were selected to the All State Tournament team and Dontavia Waggoner was the State Tournament MVP. Congratulations to Head Coach Mary Taylor Cowles, Assistant coaches Ashley Glotta and Krystle Horton, and all the Tigers on an outstanding season.
The Varsity Girls' Basketball team finished the regular season 26-0 and earned the top seed, and a bye, in the first round of the playoffs. Ensworth defeated Hutchison 87-25 at home in the TSSAA Quarterfinals to advance to the State Semi Finals. The Tigers defeated Baylor 66-29 in the Semi Finals to advance to the State Championship game vs Brentwood Academy.
Mary Taylor Cowles joined Ensworth in 2015 as the Head Girl's High School Basketball Coach at Ensworth. She also serves as Assistant Athletic Director. Coach Cowles attended Western Kentucky University where she played college basketball for four years. After graduating college, Mary taught in the public school system at the secondary level for two years before returning to 'the hill' (Western Kentucky University) to join the women's basketball coaching staff. She served as the Recruiting Coordinator from 1994-1997, Associate Head Coach from 1997-2001, and Head Coach from 2002-2012. During her head coaching tenure, Cowles was named Coach of the Year 3 times, served terms on the NCAA Kodak All-American Selection Committee, as the Sun Belt Conference Captain, and served on the NCAA Division 1 Legislative and Issues Committee.