Tanager JV tops the Bulldogs 31-21

Tanager JV tops the Bulldogs 31-21 By Jim Prosser The Vermillion girls� junior varsity Tanagers topped the Beresford Watchdogs 31-21 in girls� basketball Feb. 1 at Beresford as the winners led after each quarter.

Brittni Stewart was tough from the block with eight points and 10 boards.

�She continues to improve at the low post,� said Vermillion JV coach Lenni Billberg.

The Tanagers took the lead 9-5 after the first quarter, and margins of 13-4 and 6-2 in the second and third quarters boosted the lead to 28-11 going into the final period.

�Alicia Brown scored seven points in 8 minutes of play, and also made three steals and grabbed three rebounds,� said coach Billberg. �Rachel Odens scored seven points and pulled down three boards in limited play.�

Vermillion JV improved its record to 4-6, while Beresford dropped to 3-8.

Vermillion JV hit 1 of 3 three-pointers and hit 8 of 15 from the line. The Tanagers hit 11 of 32 field goals, while Beresford was 6 of 29 from the field. Beresford hit 0 of 0 three-pointers and connected on 9 of 20 free throw attempts.

Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring � Brittni Stewart, 8, Alicia Brown, 7, Rachel Odens, 7, Krista Froke, 4, Paige Prosser, 2, Anna Isaacson, 2, Nicki White Lightning, 1. Rebounds � Stewart, 10, Odens, 3, Brown, 3. Assists � Prosser, 2. Steals � Brown, 3.

Individual Stats, Beresford: Scoring � Alyssa Henrichs, 13, Kali Johnson, 2, Rebecca Bogue, 2, Nicky Huth, 2, Sam Kvigne, 2. Rebounds � Henrichs, 7.

Team rebounds: Vermillion JV � 25, Beresford � 20. Team fouls: Vermillion JV � 21, Beresford � 16.

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