Free throws key to freshman win

Free throws key to freshman win VHS's Jon Holoch hit two free throws with 15 seconds left in the game as the freshmen Tanagers fought to a stubborn 39-36 tug-of-war victory over Bon Homme in boys basketball action Jan. 8 at Tyndall.

The score was even at 28-28 going into the fourth quarter.

"Jon showed great leadership in stepping up to the line and draining two," said Vermillion Coach Devin Schwiesow of the clinching moment.

The game was knotted 6-6 after the first quarter, the Tanagers led 17-14 at halftime, and the contest was deadlocked 28-28 after the third quarter.

"This was a nice victory for our squad against an improved Bon Homme team we played earlier in the year," said Coach Schwiesow.

Vermillion improved its season mark to 4-1.

Individual Stats, Vermillion: Scoring � Dave Hanson, 11, Thad Roche, 9, Eric Rickord, 7, and John Holoch, 5.

Stats compiled by Jim Prosser

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