JV Lady Tanagers top Wakonda

JV Lady Tanagers top Wakonda The Vermillion JV Lady Tanagers held on in the second half to top the Wakonda Warriorettes 44-37 in girls basketball Oct. 28 at Wakonda.

VHS had led by 16 going into the final period.

Nikki Mollet scored 18 points, pulled down 7 rebounds, and made 2 steals.

The Lady Tanagers took the lead 13-8 after the first quarter, and margins of 15-6 and 13-11 in the second and third quarters boosted the lead to 41-25 going into the final period.

VHS improved its season mark to 13-3, while the Wakonda junior varsity fell to 8-8.

VHS sank 7 of 17 free throw tries while the Warriorettes hit 7 of 15 free throw attempts.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Nikki Mollet, 18, Tessa Tuetken, 11, Carey Engstrom, 7, Abby Moore, 5, Brooke Nelson, 2, Ashley Thompson, 1. Rebounds � N. Mollet, 7, Engstrom, 5. Assists � Engstrom, 3. Steals � Nelson, 2, Jenna Gilkyson, 2.

Individual Stats, Wakonda junior varsity: Scoring � Jeri Light, 15, Kayla Nielsen, 8, Rachel Bentaas, 4, Andrea Gregoire, 4, Kim Hendriksen, 4, Lindsey Nelson, 1, Lindsey Knutson, 1. Rebounds � Nielsen, 6. Assists � Gregoire, 3. Steals � Light, 3.

Team rebounds: VHS � 23, Wakonda junior varsity � 20. Team fouls: VHS � 15, Wakonda junior varsity � 16.

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