Brooks’ 3-pointer leads to victory

Brooks' 3-pointer leads to victory The Vermillion eighth-grade boys basketball team (3-1) beat Lennox at Worthing by one point on a last second 3-pointer shot by Jon Brooks on Monday, Jan. 11.

The Tanagers trailed the entire game, but were able to battle back and tie the game up with 20 seconds left. Lennox got back and scored quickly. Brooks got the ball on the inbounds and drove to the top of the key where he pulled up and drained a 20-footer with 5 seconds left.

Lennox was only able to throw up a desperation shot to end the game 41-40. Leading scorers: Nick Olson, 19 points; Nick Thompson, 11; Brooks, 5 and Jeff Brevik, Rob Schaack and Drew Lawrence who each had 2.

Vermillion lost the "B" game 32-23. Leading scorers were Schaack, 6; Donald Necklace, 5; Lawrence, 4; Brice Kauer, 4 and Matt Varnes, Bart Miller and Mike Buckanuga who each had 2.

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