Tanager JV easily outscores C-Hawks by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers pulled away in the second half to roll over the Canton C-Hawks 40-22 in junior varsity boys� basketball Jan. 25 at Canton. The Tanagers shot 52 percent from the field in the contest.
Adam Brunick scored 10 points, stole the ball twice and made two assists. Jared Burcham added eight points, four rebounds, two steals and two assists. Collin Prosser contributed with eight points, three rebounds, three steals and three assists.
The Tanagers jumped in front 10-4 at the end of the first period, led 13-10 after the second quarter, and then led 27-17 going into the fourth quarter.
�I was happy with the three-and-a-half quarters of good defense that we played,� said Vermillion JV Coach Rex Huska. �I was also happy with the balanced scoring.�
The Vermillion JV improved its record to 6-4, while Canton dropped to 3-9.
The Vermillion JV hit 3 of 6 three-point tries and sank 5 of 7 from the line. The Tanagers connected on 16 of 31 field goals, while Canton was 10 of 36 from the field. Canton sank 1 of 8 three-point attempts and sank 1 of 2 free throw attempts.
Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � Adam Brunick, 10, Collin Prosser, 8, Jared Burcham, 8, David Yutrzenka, 7, Chris Teigen, 5, Rob Schaack, 2. Rebounds � Nathan Scheidel, 7, Yutrzenka, 5. Assists � Prosser, 3. Steals � Prosser, 3, Scheidel, 3.
Individual Stats, Canton: Scoring � John Heineman, 9, Darin Broughton, 7, Nick Anson, 2, Chris Chaon, 2, Tom Anderson, 2. Rebounds � Broughton, 4, Chaon, 4. Assists � Broughton, 2.
Team rebounds: Vermillion JV � 23, Canton � 18. Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 5, Canton � 9.