Freshman Lady Tanagers win a well-played contest

Freshman Lady Tanagers win a well-played contest The Vermillion freshman Lady Tanagers beat the Lennox Orioles 39-31 in girls basketball Oct. 7 at Lennox as the winners led after each quarter.

Kaylie Heesch scored 10 points, pulled down 4 rebounds, made 4 steals and had 4 assists.

�Kaylie had an outstanding performance,� said VHS Coach Marilyn Martyn.

The Lady Tanagers led 11-6 at the end of the first period, went into the locker room up 23-12 at halftime, and then led 31-21 going into the final period.

The contest was well-played, with the Lady Tanagers committing only 9 turnovers and the Orioles committing only 8.

�The girls played a very spirited game throughout, especially on defense,� said Coach Martyn.

VHS improved its season mark to 4-5, while Lennox freshman fell to 2-7.

VHS connected on 9 of 15 from the line while the Orioles made 3 of 6 free throw attempts.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Allison Stewart, 10, Kaylie Heesch, 10, Jenna Gilkyson, 6, Brooke Nelson, 6, Morgan Hollingsworth, 5, Whitney Tolsma, 2. Rebounds � Morgan Hollingsworth, 4, Kaylie Heesch, 4. Assists � Brooke Nelson, 6. Steals � Kaylie Heesch, 4.

Individual Stats, Lennox freshmen: Scoring � Megan Eckoff, 8, Lisa Carlson, 12, Katie Hendrickson, 4, Jessica Behrens, 3, Jessica VanderWerf, 2, Rachel Wheeldreyer, 2. Rebounds � Hendrickson, 3. Assists � Behrens, 3. Steals � Eckhoff, 3.

Team rebounds: VHS � 15, Lennox freshman � 19. Team fouls: VHS � 11, Lennox freshman � 17.

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