VHS freshmen rally to defeat Beresford 28-18

VHS freshmen rally to defeat Beresford 28-18 By by Jim Prosser The Vermillion freshmen Lady Tanagers rallied in the second half and then pulled away to beat the Beresford freshmen Watchdogs 28-18 in girls basketball Sept. 7 at Beresford.

VHS had trailed by one at halftime in a game where the Lady Tanagers held the Watchdogs to only 7 field goals.

�We played very well defensively throughout the entire game,� said VHS Coach Marilyn Martyn. �We need to continue to improve at the offensive end but we are making progress. It was a good win against a big rival.�

The Lady Tanagers led 8-6 at the end of the first period, trailed 9-8 at halftime, and then led 16-12 going into the fourth quarter.

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

VHS hit 4 of 4 free throw tries while the Watchdogs hit 4 of 6 free throw attempts.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Kaylee Heesch, 8, Whitney Tolsma, 6, Morgan Hollingsworth, 6, Jena Gilkyson, 6, Brooke Nelson, 2. Rebounds � Becca Gehm, Tolsma, 6. Assists � Nelson, 6. Steals � Heesch, 3

Individual Stats, BHS: Scoring � Audrey Neurost, 6, Abbie Bak, 4, Megan Larson, 2, Lory Zuerfel, 2, Ashley Saugstad, 2, Lacey Schmidt, 2. Rebounds � Zuerfel, 9.

Team rebounds: VHS-22, BHS-15.

Team fouls: VHS � 8, BHS � 7.

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