Impressive shooting leads to Tanager win

Impressive shooting leads to Tanager win by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers pulled away in the second half to defeat the Parkston Trojans 58-44 in varsity boys� basketball Feb. 19 at Parkston. The Tanagers shot an impressive 63 percent from the field in the contest.

�This was a good win for us,� said Vermillion varsity Coach Jason Huska. �We played well offensively and played good pressure defense. We need to carry the momentum into the Lennox game.�

The Tanagers fell behind 12-10 after the first quarter, led 19-17 at halftime, and then led 37-27 after the third quarter.

The Vermillion varsity improved its record to 10-7, while Parkston dropped to 14-5.

The Vermillion varsity sank 0 of 3 three-point attempts and sank 8 of 12 free throw attempts. The Tanagers connected on 24 of 38 from the field, while Parkston was 17 of 49 from the field. Parkston sank 4 of 20 three-pointers and made 6 of 7 from the line.

Individual Stats, Vermillion varsity: Scoring � Paul Tims, 20, Nick Olson, 16, Jeff Brevick, 8, Nathan Boots, 8, Joe Brooks, 6. Rebounds � Tims, 9, Brevik, 4, Olson, 4. Assists � Brooks, 6. Steals � Olson, 3, Tims, 3.

Individual Stats, Parkston: Scoring � Billy Maxwell, 17, Chad Decker, 10, Max Leischner, 5, Rick Weber, 4, Jared Degen, 4, Adam Sudbeck, 4. Rebounds � Decker, 10, Leischner, 5. Assists � Weber, 2. Steals � Degan, 2.

Team rebounds: Vermillion varsity � 22, Parkston � 29. Team fouls: Vermillion varsity � 5, Parkston � 15.

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