Prosser leads JVto win over Huskies

Prosser leads JVto win over Huskies by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers beat the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies 38-32 in junior varsity boys� basketball Feb. 12 at Elk Point as the winners led after each quarter.

�Collin Prosser had an outstanding game with 12 points and nine rebounds,� said Vermillion JV coach Rex Huska. �He was the only double figure scorer for Vermillion.�

The Vermillion JV held onto the win from the free throw line, making 11 of 15 charity tosses to 2 of 4 for Elk Point-Jefferson. The Tanagers committed only 5 turnovers in the victory.

The Huskies tried to keep things close from three-point range, hitting 5 of 10 from long distance.

The Tanagers took the lead 9-5 after the first quarter, and margins of 6-5 and 8-6 in the second and third quarters boosted the lead to 23-16 going into the final period.

The Vermillion JV improved its season mark to 10-4, while Elk Point-Jefferson fell to 5-6.

The Tanagers hit 13 of 35 field goal attempts, while Elk Point-Jefferson was 12 of 26 from the field.

Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � Collin Prosser, 12, Jared Burcham, 8, David Yutrzenka, 6, Nathan Scheidel, 5, Rob Schaack, 3, Adam Brunick, 2, Chris Teigen, 2. Rebounds � Prosser, 9, Brunick, 6, Yutrzenka, 6. Assists � Burcham, 3. Steals � Brunick, 2, Yutrzenka, 2.

Individual Stats, Elk Point-Jefferson: Scoring � Jake Larson, 12, Jason Donnelly, 10, Bobbi Trope, 4, Josh Adams, 3, Mike Shadbolt, 2. Rebounds � Adams, 5.

Team rebounds: Vermillion JV � 22, Elk Point-Jefferson � 14. Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 11, Elk Point-Jefferson � 17.

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