VHS freshmen fall to the Yankton Bucks

VHS freshmen fall to the Yankton Bucks by Jim Prosser The VHS freshmen Tanagers were shot down by the Yankton freshmen Bucks 58-39 in boys basketball Jan. 27 at Vermillion.

�Yankton has some good athletes,� said Vermillion Coach Jason Huska. �We played a good second half, with better defense and better execution on offense.�

The Tanagers fell behind 16-6 after the first quarter, trailed 33-18 at halftime, and then trailed 44-22 going into the final period.

The loss dropped Vermillion to a record of 1-7, while Yankton improved to 7-1.

Vermillion hit 0 of 3 three-point tries and sank 5 of 9 from the line. The Tanagers connected on 17 of 31 from the field, while Yankton was 24 of 46 from the field. Yankton connected on 0 of 3 three-point tries and sank 10 of 12 free throw attempts.

Vermillion was out-rebounded 34-22.

Individual Stats, Vermillion: Scoring � Jeff Brevik, 15, Nick Olson, 14, on Brooks, 4, Rob Schaack, 4, Bart Miller, 2. Rebounds � Olson, 4, Brevik, 3. Assists � Brooks, 2, Miller, 2.

Individual Stats, Yankton: Scoring � Mike Thunker, 16, Joe Patch, 15, Joey Matzke, 10, Gary Munson, 6. Rebounds � Patch, 5.

Team fouls: Vermillion � 8, Yankton � 13.

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