Tiny Tanagers play in Roger Haas tourney On Saturday, March 22, the Vermillion fourth-grade 'Tiny Tanagers' participated in the annual Roger Haas Basketball Tournament in Yankton.
The Tiny Tanagers lost their opening game to Norfolk, NE 25-6. Scoring for Vermillion was McKenzie Huska with 4 points and Reanna Bertram with 2 points. The fourth-graders continued their scoring problems in the second game loosing to Hartington, NE 14-6.
McKenzie Huska, Reanna Bertram, and Brianna Herrick scored 2 points each. Finally in the third game the Vermillion girls broke out of their scoring jitters as they defeated Brunick Furniture of Yankton 36-8. All seven team members scored led by Reanna Bertram with 12 points, McKenzie Huska and Carlee Sorenson with 6 points each, Brianna Herrick and Morgan Erickson had 4 points, and Jana Bye and Kayla Thompson rounded out the scoring with 2 points each.
The Tiny Tanagers won third place in their division ny defeating Sunrise Coffee of Yankton in their final game of the day 33-6. Reanna Bertram poured in 17 points followed by Brianna Herrick with 6 points. Jana Bye and McKenzie Huska had 4 points Morgan Erickson finished the scoring with 2 points.
Managers for this tournaments 'Tiny Tanager' team were future Tanager stars, Jayce Huska and Collin Bertram.