Eighth-grade team place second in tourney

Eighth-grade team place second in tourney The Vermillion eighth-grade boys basketball team (5-4) placed second in the Canton Tourney on Saturday, Jan. 30. In their first game of the day, they defeated Lennox-Tea 43-26 to advance to the championship in the afternoon against a very good West Central Trojans team. West Central led by 2 going into the fourth quarter 33-31 and went on a 10-0 run and the Tanagers never recovered, resulting in a final score of 54-38.

Leading scorers for the Lennox-Tea game: Nick Olson � 10, Jeff Brevik � 9, Nick Thompson � 9, Dan Holoch � 3 and Bryce Kauer, Drew Lawrence, Don Necklace and Anthony Begley all with 2.

Leading scorers against West Central: Jon Brooks � 12, Olson � 9, Holoch � 8, Rob Schaack, Matt Varnes & Parker Johnson all with 2.

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