Parkston’s hot shooting too much for Vermillion

Parkston's hot shooting too much for Vermillion by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers lost to the Parkston High School Trojans 59-46 in boys basketball Feb. 22 at Parkston as the winners held the lead after each quarter.

Parkston�s Jeff Heisinger had four 3-pointers and a game high 20 points.

The Tanagers fell behind 14-6 after the first quarter, trailed 29-19 after the second period, and then trailed 42-32 after the third quarter.

�Our ?match up zone� worked somewhat but Parkston�s shooters pumped in 5 first half 3-pointers and we had to foul late in the game,� said VHS Coach Troy Terronez. �We couldn�t make up the early deficit.�

The loss dropped VHS to a record of 3-16, while Parkston improved to 5-13.

VHS connected on 2 of 6 three-pointers and sank 6 of 10 from the line. The Tanagers connected on 11 of 30 field goal attempts, while Parkston was 12 of 25 from the field. Parkston made 4 of 7 three-point attempts and sank 2 of 5 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring � Cullen Iverson, 9, Derrick Brown, 8, Bo Nelson, 8, Jordan Thompson, 8, Jeremi Cowman, 7, Tim Russell, 6. Rebounds � Iverson, 7, Nelson, 5.

Individual Stats, Parkston: Scoring � Jeff Heisinger, 20, Chad Decker, 9, Shane Powell, 9, Jason Walz, 7, Jared Hohn, 6, Ryan Thury, 5. Rebounds � Decker, 8, Thury, 6.

Team fouls: VHS � 11, Parkston � 12.

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