Tanagers end season with win in Flandreau

Tanagers end season with win in Flandreau Closing out their season on a winning note, the Vermillion Tanagers routed the Flandreau Indian School Indians 72-38 in boys basketball Feb. 20 at Flandreau.

Beau Blouin had 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Nick Hovden had 16 points and 5 rebounds.

The Tanagers jumped in front 15-4 at the end of the first period, led 29-10 after the second period, and then led 46-31 going into the final period.

The Tanagers forced 20 Flandreau turnovers to help the victory.

"For the final regular season game, the 5 seniors started and everybody had a chance to play and contribute to our success," said VHS Coach Troy Terronez.

VHS improved its record to 9-9, while Flandreau dropped to 4-17.

VHS connected on 5 of 19 three-point tries and sank 11 of 25 free throw tries. The Tanagers made 28 of 58 from the field, while Flandreau was 16 of 55 from the field. Flandreau sank 3 of 16 three-pointers and connected on 3 of 9 free throw attempts.

VHS held a 44-26 edge on the boards.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Beau Blouin, 18; Nick Hovden, 16; Cory Novak, 8; Nick Mayer, 7; Bo Nelson, 6; James Clark, 6; Jordan Thompson, 4; Landon Morse, 3; Troy Rickord, 2; Matt Richardson, 1; Cullen Iverson, 1. Rebounds � Blouin, 9; Novak, 6; Iverson, 5; Hovden, 5; Nelson, 5. Assists � Iverson, 5. Steals � Rickord, 2.

Individual Stats, Flandreau: Scoring � Robin May, 15; Lee Tendove, 7; Grant Renville, 6; Bill Morris, 4; Lonnie Favel, 4; Trent Fastwolf, 2. Rebounds � May, 7. Steals � Tendove, 2.

Team fouls: VHS � 14, Flandreau � 19.

Stats compiled by Jim Prosser

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