Vermillion JV stuns Douglas Patriots 40-26

Vermillion JV stuns Douglas Patriots 40-26 by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers pulled away in the second half to beat the Douglas Patriots 40-26 in boys basketball Feb. 1 at home in a game where the Tanagers held the Patriots to only 7 field goals.

The Vermillion JV had led by only two in the third period.

Adam Brunick scored 18 points, including three of four 3-pointers, and pulled down five rebounds.

The Tanagers jumped in front 15-9 at the end of the first period, went into the locker room up 19-17 at halftime, and then led 31-25 after the third period.

�Except for the second quarter offense production (four points), I thought we put together three quarters of good basketball,� said Vermillion JV Coach Rex Huska.

The Vermillion JV improved its season mark to 7-4, while Douglas fell to 9-4.

The Vermillion JV made 3 of 6 three-point attempts and sank 7 of 15 free throw tries. The Tanagers sank 15 of 36 from the field, while Douglas was 7 of 35 from the field. Douglas connected on 3 of 7 three-point tries and sank 3 of 5 from the line.

Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � Adam Brunick, 18, David Yutrzenka, 9, Collin Prosser, 6, Jared Burcham, 4, Jason Holoch, 2, Chad Teigen, 1. Rebounds � Yutrzenka, 9, Prosser, 6. Assists � Burcham, 4. Steals � Brunick, 2.

Individual Stats, Douglas: Scoring � Dylan Winee, 9, Nick Jensen, 5, Mason Lockey, 4, Ken Oliver, 3, John Barnes, 2, Joe Martin, 2, Josh Shoemaker, 1. Rebounds � Lockey, 5, Oliver, 4.

Team rebounds: Vermillion JV � 24, Douglas � 16. Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 8, Douglas � 12.

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