Tanager freshmen fall to Bucks 50-37

Tanager freshmen fall to Bucks 50-37 by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers were defeated by the Yankton Bucks 50-37 in freshman boys� basketball Jan. 24 at home.

Yankton stayed undefeated at 10-0.

�Our team wasn�t ready to play against a superior Yankton freshman contingent,� said Vermillion freshmen Coach Mark Iverson. �Before we woke up, we were too far behind to catch up.�

The loss was aided by the Tanagers committing 23 turnovers.

The game was knotted 7-7 after the first quarter, the Tanagers trailed 24-18 at halftime, and then trailed 40-25 going into the fourth quarter.

The Vermillion freshmen season mark fell to 4-3.

The Vermillion freshmen hit 3 of 4 three-point tries and sank 4 of 15 free throw tries. The Tanagers sank 15 of 30 field goal attempts, while Yankton was 21 of 52 from the field. Yankton sank 3 of 8 three-point attempts and hit 5 of 8 from the line.

Individual Stats, Vermillion freshmen: Scoring � Kyle Mollet, 11, Matt Preszler, 8, Chad Teigen, 4, Chris Teigen, 4, Ben Oberle, 3, Brad Schaack, 3, Steve Foltz, 2, Dan Day, 2. Rebounds � Day, 4, Jason Donald, 3, Mollet, 3. Assists � Oberle, 3.

Individual Stats, Yankton: Scoring � Shawn Olson, 11, Ben Lambertz, 9, Eric Kramer, 9, Gary Ebel, 5, Tanner Cornay, 4, Nick Dawson, 4, Travis Sertzinger, 3, Andy Gall, 3, Dan Sternhagen, 3. Rebounds � Ebel, 6, Kramer, 4. Assists � Olson, 2.

Team rebounds: Vermillion freshmen � 20, Yankton � 26. Team fouls: Vermillion freshmen � 8, Yankton � 15.

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