Tanager freshmen win in overtime play

Tanager freshmen win in overtime play by Jim Prosser The VHS freshman Tanagers defeated the Harrisburg Tigers 32-27 in an overtime battle in boys basketball Dec. 10 at Harrisburg.

The score was tied 26-26 after regulation.

The Tanagers held Harrisburg to 1 point in overtime. Vermillion improved its record to 1-1, while Harrisburg freshmen dropped to 0-1.

Nick Olson scored 20 points to lead the Tanager scoring. He scored 4 points in overtime.

The Tanagers fell behind 9-6 after the first quarter, led 14-13 at halftime, and then trailed 21-20 after the third quarter.

�We hung right in there despite our turnovers,� said Vermillion Coach Jason Huska.

Vermillion connected on 9 of 18 free throw attempts while the Tigers hit 4 of 7 from the line.

Several individual efforts helped in the win.

�Dan Holoch, Don Necklace, Drew Lawrence and Bart Miller used a team effort defensively to hold Harrisburg to 5 points in the fourth quarter and 1 point in overtime,� Coach Huska said.

Individual Stats, Vermillion: Scoring � Jon Brooks, 8, Nick Olson, 20, Rob Schaack, 4.

Individual Stats, Harrisburg freshmen: Scoring � Austin Vos, 15, Jim Holm, 4.

Team fouls: Vermillion � 10, Harrisburg freshmen � 14.

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