Vermillion drops low-scoring match by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers were nipped by the Bon Homme Cavaliers 17-16 in boys� basketball Jan. 8 at Tyndall in a matchup that was close throughout.
Scoring was at a minimum in this match between Vermillion and Bon Homme because the teams played six minute quarters and employed various zone defenses.
The Tanagers jumped in front 4-3 at the end of the first period, trailed 12-8 at halftime, and then trailed 14-11 going into the final period.
�I thought that coming off of nearly four weeks of inactivity we didn�t play up to our potential and reacted both defensively and offensively a step or two too slow,� said Vermillion JV Coach Rex Huska.
The Vermillion JV saw its record fall to 2-2, while Bon Homme upped its mark to 2-2.
The Vermillion JV hit 0 of 1 three-pointers and hit 2 of 8 free throw tries. The Tanagers made 7 of 19 field goal attempts, while Bon Homme was 5 of 21 from the field. Bon Homme hit 1 of 8 three-point attempts and made 6 of 11 free throw attempts.
Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � Tyler Brown, 7, Adam Brunick, 5, Jared Burcham, 2, Nathan Scheidel, 2. Rebounds � Collin Prosser, 5, David Yutrzenka, 4. Steals- Brunick, 3.
Individual Stats, Bon Homme: Scoring � Brett Myers, 4, Luke Bachman, 4, Jason Tjeerdsma, 4, Ben McCann, 3, Landon Nagel, 1, Brian Odens, 1. Rebounds � Tjeerdsma, 6, Backman, 4. Steals � Backman, 2.
Team rebounds: Vermillion JV � 17, Bon Homme � 18. Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 16, Bon Homme � 13.