VHS varsity defeated by Madison Bulldogs

VHS varsity defeated by Madison Bulldogs by Jim Prosser The Vermillion Tanagers were defeated by the Madison Bulldogs 44-36 in varsity boys� basketball Feb. 15 at home.

�We didn�t play with the intensity we needed to win,� said Vermillion varsity coach Jason Huska. �Madison is a good team. We had trouble offensively and our shots were not falling. We can�t focus on this � we have two more tough games coming up.�

The Tanagers trailed 11-9 after the first quarter, the score was 15-15 after the second period, and the Tanagers trailed 32-23 after the third period.

The Vermillion varsity saw its record fall to 9-7, while Madison upped its mark to 12-5.

The Vermillion varsity connected on 4 of 19 three-point tries and sank 6 of 9 free throw tries. The Tanagers sank 13 of 42 field goals, while Madison was 15 of 38 from the field. Madison made 2 of 8 three-point attempts and connected on 12 of 20 free throw attempts.

The Vermillion varsity was outrebounded 35-22.

Individual Stats, Vermillion varsity: Scoring � Nick Olson, 17, Paul Tims, 8, Joy Brooks, 5, Nathan Boots, 3, Jeff Brevick, 3. Rebounds � Tims, 9, Brevick, 4, Olson, 4. Assists � Tims, 3. Steals � Olson, 6.

Individual Stats, Madison: Scoring � Robbie Cundy, 14, Maxon Keating, 9, Todd Miller, 7, John Spotankse, 5, Jason Lambert, 4, Josh Leighton, 4, Grant Jaspers, 1. Rebounds � Miller, 9. Assists � Jaspers, 3. Steals � Keating, 2.

Team fouls: Vermillion varsity � 16, Madison � 13.

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