Lady Tanager JV loses overtime clash

Lady Tanager JV loses overtime clash The Vermillion JV Lady Tanagers lost to the Madison Junior Varsity Bulldogs 57-55 in a thrilling overtime clash in girls basketball Sept. 30 at Madison.

The score was tied 48-48 after regulation.

Nicki Mollet and Tessa Tuetken took the ball to the basket and carried the scoring load.

The Lady Tanagers jumped ahead 17-11 after the opening period, went into the locker room up 31-24 at halftime, and then led 37-32 going into the final period.

The contest was well-played, with each team committing only 4 turnovers.

�The girls played an outstanding game, and they were in the position to win,� said VHS Coach Troy Terronez. �It was just a situation where Madison executed the plays in key situations and we didn�t. We did improve though. I feel the girls concentrated on their free throws and shot 10/12 in clutch time.�

VHS hit 17 of 23 free throw tries while the Bulldogs hit 7 of 14 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Nikki Mollet, 14, Tessa Tuetken, 14, Carey Engstrom, 9, Abby Moore, 6, Ashley Thompson, 5, Jenne Gilkyson, 4, Meggie Donnelly, 3. Rebounds � N. Mollet, 7, Engstrom, 5, Moore, 5. Assists � Donnelly, 3, Tuetken, 3. Steals � Thompson, 2, Tuetken, 2.

Individual Stats, MHS: Scoring � Jacki Kyper, 16, Allison Kruel, 8, Lindsay Higgins, 8, Janessa Goeman, 7, Lisa Satter, 6, Kasey Krager, 6.

Team rebounds: VHS � 25, MHS � 29. Team fouls: VHS � 13, MHS � 15.

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