Beresford falls to JV Lady Tanagers

Beresford falls to JV Lady Tanagers by Jim Prosser The Vermillion JV Lady Tanagers pulled away in the second half to shoot down the Beresford junior varsity Watchdogs 38-19 in girls basketball Sept. 7 at Beresford.

Nikki Mollet had 12 points and pulled in 5 rebounds in 2 quarters. Ashley Bjorkman had 8 points.

The Lady Tanagers trailed 8-6 after the first quarter, led 17-10 at halftime, and then held a lead of 32-15 going into the fourth quarter.

�We started out slowly, but started the second quarter with some aggressive play which allowed us to go on an 11 to 2 run,� said VHS Coach Troy Terronez. �Our intensity in the full court pressure defense sparked our offense as well.�

In the third period, Nikki Mollet sparked the 15 point Tanager quarter score contributing 9 points, 3 steals and 4 rebounds.

�Her activity on both offense and defense was awesome,� Coach Terronez said.

VHS now has a record of 2-1, while BHS fell to 2-2.

VHS made 10 of 20 from the line while the Watchdogs connected on 4 of 17 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � N. Mollet, 12, A. Bjorkman, 8, A. Moore, 6, M. Donnelly, 4, Ashley Thompson, 4, Carrie Engstrom, 3, T. Tuetken, 1. Rebounds � N. Mollet, 5, A. Bjorkman, 3. Assists � T. Tuetken, 4. Steals � A. Moore, 3, M. Donnelly, 3.

Individual Stats, BHS: Scoring � Katie Strom, 4, Susan Elemier, 4, Beth Carlson, 4, Brandi Schoellsam, 3, Heidi Leiseth, 1, Candale Jensen, 2, Kala Hansen, 1. Rebounds � Ebmier, 4.

Team rebounds: VHS � 19, BHS � 14.

Team fouls: VHS � 14, BHS � 21.

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