Freshman Tanagers defeat Panthers 46-25

Freshman Tanagers defeat Panthers 46-25 The Vermillion freshman Lady Tanagers pulled away in the second half to overcome the Dakota Valley Panthers 46-25 in girls basketball Sept. 27 at Dakota Valley in a win keyed by a 16-4 third-quarter run.

Morgan Hollingsworth scored 15 points, sinking 5 of 6 free throws, pulled down 8 rebounds and had 2 assists.

The Lady Tanagers jumped in front 8-5 after the first quarter, led 18-13 at halftime, and then held a lead of 34-17 after the third quarter.

�We had good game performance on both offense and defense,� said VHS Coach Marilyn Martyn.

VHS improved its season mark to 3-2, while DV freshmen fell to 2-3.

VHS connected on 8 of 19 free throw tries while the Panthers sank 4 of 18 free throw tries.

A number of excellent individual efforts highlighted the win.

�Whitney Tolsma scored 13 points, and had 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals,� Coach Martyn said.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Hollingsworth, 15, Tolsma, 13, Allison Stewart, 6, Jenna Gilkyson, 6, Kaylie Heesch, 4, Brooke Nelson, 2. Rebounds � Hollingsworth, 8, Tolsma, 8. Assists � Heesch, 7. Steals � Heesch, 2, Tolsma, 2.

Individual Stats, DV freshmen: Scoring � Laura Frye, 9, Sarah Kosinski, 6, Ashley Byrne, 4. Rebounds � Frye, 5.

Team rebounds: VHS � 26, DV freshmen � 15. Team fouls: VHS � 12, DV freshmen � 13.

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