JV Tanagers hammer Parker Pheasants 61-25 by David Lias The VHS JV Tanagers hammered the Parker Pheasants 61-25 in girls basketball Oct. 26 at Vermillion as the winners steadily pulled away in the contest.
"Our girls played pretty well," said Vermillion JV Coach Kelly Fischbach. "We had a very consistent game both offensively and defensively. We came out ready to play tonight and set the tone early and Parker was just never able to get things going."
The Tanager JV took the lead 14-6 after the first quarter, and margins of 15-7 and 17-4 in the second and third quarters boosted the lead to 46-17 going into the final period.
Vermillion JV improved its season mark to 14-2.
The Tanager JV had some excellent individual efforts in the win.
"Parker was very aggressive on defense, but our girls handled it well — we made good decisions on offense," Coach Fischbach said. "I'm very proud of how our team is playing right now."
Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring — Sarah Mollet, 12; Leslie Larson, 8; Elly Kjose, 7; Kathy Plate, 6; Meggie Donnelly, 6; Kayla Larson, 5; Nancy Heine, 4; Alison Obr, 4; Ashley Thompson, 4; Carey Engstrom, 3; Melissa Rydell, 2.
Rebounds — Sarah Mollet, 5; Leslie Larson, 10; Elly Kjose, 3; Kathy Plate, 5; Meggie Donnelly, 3; Kayla Larson, 1; Alison Obr, 4; Melissa Rydell, 8.
Assists — Elly Kjose, 1; Kathy Plate, 1; Meggie Donnelly, 6; Nancy Heine, 4; Alison Obr, 2.
Steals — Sarah Mollet, 3; Leslie Larson, 4; Elly Kjose, 6; Kathy Plate, 1; Meggie Donnelly, 6; Kayla Larson, 2; Nancy Heine, 1; Alison Obr, 1; Ashley Thompson, 1; Melissa Rydell, 3.