JV Lady Tanagers fall in fourth quarter

JV Lady Tanagers fall in fourth quarter The Vermillion JV Lady Tanagers fell victim to a fourth-quarter rally and were topped by the Parker Pheasants 36-30 in girls basketball Oct. 25 at Parker.

VHS had led by two after the third quarter.

Abby Moore scored 8 points, pulled down 4 rebounds and made 1 assist.

�Abby Moore played some good basketball, and she showed some mental toughness,� said VHS Coach Troy Terronez. �She didn�t get to rest, but she continued to be competitive.�

The Lady Tanagers led 8-4 after the first quarter, went into the locker room up 18-12 at halftime, and then led 24-22 after the third period.

�The girls played hard against a very physical team,� said Coach Terronez. �Their press gave us some problems in the fourth quarter, which gave them a quick four points to regain the lead. Our younger players adjusted, but they couldn�t adjust to the physical play. We need to.�

The loss dropped VHS to a record of 12-3, while Parker junior varsity improved to 11-4.

VHS hit 6 of 4 free throw tries while the Pheasants connected on 2 of 2 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Abby Moore, 8, Carey Engstrom, 7, Tessa Tuetken, 5, Allison Stewart, 4, Ashley Bjorkman, 4, Jenna Gilkyson, 1, Brooke Nelson, 1. Rebounds � Moore, 4, Engstrom, 3. Assists � Gilkyson, 2, Tuetken, 2. Steals � Kaylie Heesch, 2.

Individual Stats, Parker junior varsity: Scoring � Megan Halverson, 8, Candice Smith, 6, Chelsie Adamson, 6, Amy Christensen, 6, Allison Mielke, 4, Lisa Bones, 4, Jordan Dykstra, 2. Rebounds � Halverson, 4, Adamson, 4. Assists � Smith, 2. Steals � Bones, 3.

Team rebounds: VHS � 17, Parker junior varsity � 20. Team fouls: VHS � 9, Parker junior varsity � 12.

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