Flandreau can’t stop Vermillion Tanager JV

Flandreau can't stop Vermillion Tanager JV by Jim Prosser The Vermillion JV Tanagers downed the Flandreau Indian School Indians 48-39 in boys basketball Feb. 19 at Vermillion in a game where the Tanagers held the Indians to only 9 field goals.

Nick Olson scored 19 points.

�They didn't have anybody who could stop Nick,� said VHS Coach Lance Luitjens.

The Tanagers led 13-7 after the opening period, led 24-15 at halftime, and then held a lead of 34-26 going into the final period.

The Tanagers committed only 7 turnovers in the victory.

�I thought we adjusted well to a different style of basketball and just played our game,� said Coach Luitjens.

VHS improved its record to 9-8, while Flandreau dropped to 6-6.

VHS sank 2 of 6 three-point tries and made 12 of 14 free throw tries. The Tanagers connected on 15 of 36 field goals. Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Nick Olson, 19, Matt Bedard, 10, Adam Brooks, 7, Jeremi Cowman, 7, Jon Brooks, 4, Eric Rickord, 1. Rebounds � Olson, 7, A. Brooks, 4. Assists � Bedard, 3, Cowman, 3. Steals � J. Brooks, 3.

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