Freshman Tanagers beat Elk Point-Jefferson 34-26

Freshman Tanagers beat Elk Point-Jefferson 34-26 The Vermillion freshmen Lady Tanagers pulled away in the second half to beat the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies 34-26 in girls basketball Aug. 31 at Vermillion.

The score was tied 8-8 at halftime.

�With only six players suited up, when two fouled out, the four against five made the final two minutes a very uncomfortable time,� said VHS Coach Marilyn Martyn.

The Lady Tanagers committed only six turnovers in the victory.

The Lady Tanagers jumped ahead 6-2 after the opening period, the score was 8-8 after the second period, and the Lady Tanagers led 24-16 going into the fourth quarter.

VHS improved its record to 1-1, while EP-J dropped to 0-1.

VHS hit 8 of 17 free throw tries while the Huskies connected on 6 of 18 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Alsion Stewart, 12, Morgan Hollingsworth, 12, Kaylee Heesch, 6, Jena Gilkyson, 4. Rebounds � Hollingsworth, 8, Whitney Tolsma, 4. Assists � Brooke Nelson, 3. Steals � Alison Stewart, 3.

Individual Stats, EP-J: Scoring � Marcia Schmidt, 9, Katie Weavill, 5, Melissa Mau, 5, Emily Strom, 5, Renee Curry, 2. Rebounds � Schmidt, 6. Assists � Weavill, 3. Steals � Strom, 2.

Team rebounds: VHS-17, EP-J-15.

Team fouls: VHS-17, EP-J-14.

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