Swopes are 3-0 in tourney The Vermillion Swopes sixth-grade girls basketball team competed in the Beresford Round Robin Tournament, Saturday, Jan. 16 and came out on top with a 3-0 record. Vermillion first saw action against Wakonda. Jumping out ahead and leading by as much as 12 points, the Swopes fought a persistent Warrior team to come away with a 30-20 victory.
Coming out strong in the second game of the day against Beresford, the Swopes pulled ahead 13-4 at halftime. With a balanced scoring attack Vermillion went on to a 27-19 win.
Falling behind 6-0 early in the first quarter against West Lyon, the Swopes found themselves having to come from behind to win the last contest 18-16. Trailing the entire game, Vermillion outscored and held West Lyon scoreless in the fourth quarter to come away with the third victory of the day.
Individual stats, Scoring � Jackie Thomas, 22; Annie Carlson, 18; Melissa Olson, 14; Laura Aga, 6; Jacenta Varns,
5; Mara Johnson, 4; Heather Snoozy, 4; Alisha O'Connor, 2. Rebounds � Thomas, 15; Carlson, 13; Olson, 10; Johnson, 10; Varns, 9; Aga, 9; O'Connor, 4; Snoozy, 2. Steals � Thomas, 10; Carlson, 7; Varns, 6; Johnson, 2; Aga, 2. Assists � carlson, 3; Thomas, 1.