Lennox’s 52-34 victory ends Tanager JV season

Lennox's 52-34 victory ends Tanager JV season by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers were downed by the Lennox Orioles 52-34 in junior varsity boys� basketball Feb. 22 at Lennox as the Tanagers shot just 33 percent from the field.

�The junior varsity had a great season, and we can build on next year�s season with our 12-5 record,� said Vermillion JV coach Rex Huska.

The Orioles ended up hot from three-point range, canning 4 of 8 from long distance.

The Tanagers trailed 13-8 after the opening period, trailed 28-16 after the second quarter, and then trailed 44-24 going into the fourth quarter.

The loss dropped Vermillion JV to a record of 12-5, while Lennox improved to 13-4.

The Vermillion JV connected on 14 of 28 free throw tries. The Tanagers connected on 10 of 30 field goals, while Lennox was 20 of 40 from the field. The Orioles hit 8 of 12 free throw tries.

The Vermillion JV was outrebounded 26-14.

Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � David Yutrzenka, 7, Jason Holoch, 5, Jared Burcham, 4, Adam Brunick, 4, Nathan Scheidel, 4, Rob Schaack, 4, Chris Teigen, 3, Collin Prosser, 2, Kyle Mollet, 1. Steals � Burcham, 3.

Individual Stats, Lennox: Scoring � Casey Fodness, 15, Ben Walters, 5, Alan Muhlenkort, 5, Paul Ellefson, 5, Rich Herrbolt, 5, Todd Abbas, 4, Tyler Larson, 3, Dustin Hanssen, 3, A.J. Fodness, 2, Matt Larsen, 2, Doug Graff, 2. Rebounds � Herrbolt, 5. Assists � Muhlenkort, 3. Steals � Larson, 3.

Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 17, Lennox � 24.

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