VHS JV falls to Lennox on Dec. 13

VHS JV falls to Lennox on Dec. 13
The Vermillion Tanagers boys junior varsity was downed by Lennox 51-45 in basketball Dec. 13 at Lennox as the winners held the lead after each quarter.

The loss gave the Tanagers a record of 0-2 while Lennox moved to 1-0.

"It's always a tough game between us and Lennox," said coach Jon Reuvers. "We played well but came up short due to our lack of execution."

Lennox jumped in front 11-3 after the first quarter, and held an edge of 13-12 in the second quarter. Vermillion had an advantage of 14-12 in the third period to shave the deficit to only 36-29 going into the final period.

The Tanagers hit 2 of 6 three-point tries and sank 16 of 28 from the line. Vermillion hit 13 of 38 from the field, while Lennox was 16 of 41 from the field. Lennox connected on 3 of 7 three-pointers and sank 12 of 29 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, Vermillion: Scoring � Broc Gauer, 15, Mikal Ustad, 8, Jordan Merrigan, 7, Jerrod Friedel, 3, Ryan Angelo, 3, Andrew Pearson, 3, Dan Storm, 2, Ryan Husby, 2, Jackson Freidel, 1. Rebounds � Merrigan, 5, Ustad, 4, Pearson, 4. Assists � Gauer, 4. Steals � Gauer, 3.

Individual Stats, Lennox: Scoring � G. Klinger, 28, E. Smit, 6, Eichacker, 8, B. Ellefson, 4, Gearman, 4.

Rebounds � Klinger, 10. Assists � Ellefson, 4.

Steals � Klinger, 2.

Team rebounds: Vermillion � 21, Lennox � 25. Team fouls: Vermillion � 21, Lennox � 22.

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