Hot-shooting Tanagers down Cardinals

Hot-shooting Tanagers down Cardinals By Jim Prosser In an excellent team effort, the Vermillion Tanagers demolished the Arlington Cardinals 84-55 in boys� basketball Jan. 29 at home. The Tanagers shot an impressive 60 percent from the field in the contest.

Jeff Donnelly scored 27 points and made four assists. Jordan Boots contributed 23 points, and made five steals and four assists.

The Tanagers took the lead 31-9 after the first quarter, and margins of 14-11 and 25-20 in the second and third quarters boosted the lead to 70-40 going into the final period.

The Tanagers committed only 8 turnovers while forcing 22.

�We played very well and shot extremely well for the first time in a couple of games,� said Vermillion JV coach Jon Reuvers. �Every player contributed to this victory. We had an excellent effort during all four quarters.�

Vermillion improved its season mark to 8-4, while Arlington fell to 7-5.

Vermillion sank 5 of 12 three-point tries and sank 7 of 15 from the line. The Tanagers connected on 37 of 62 from the field, while Arlington was 22 of 53 from the field. Arlington sank 3 of 13 three-pointers and sank 8 of 9 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � Jeff Donnelly, 27, Jordan Boots, 23, Jose Nesselhuf, 6, Andrew Pearson, 5, Canka Wilch, 4, Ryan Powell, 3, Bobby Dykstra, 2, Dan Redlin, 2. Rebounds � Wilch, 6, Boots, 4, Dykstra, 4, Joe Miller, 4. Assists � Donnelly, 4, Boots, 4. Steals � Boots, 5.

Individual Stats, Arlington: Scoring � Jakob Williams, 16, Austin Lund, 14, Aaron King, 13, Derek Mertz, 4, Josh Murphy, 3, Seth Hoffman, 2, Adam Kaufman, 2, Trevor Kjelsen, 1. Rebounds � Lund, 7, Williams, 5. Assists � King, 3. Steals � Hoffman, 3.

Team rebounds: Vermillion JV � 34, Arlington � 25. Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 16, Arlington � 16.

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