VHS JV rallies; defeats Harrisburg

VHS JV rallies; defeats Harrisburg
The Vermillion boys' junior varsity basketball team rallied in the second half and then pulled away to top Harrisburg 45-36 Dec. 9 at Harriburg in a win keyed by a 16-3 third-quarter run.

Vermillion had trailed by five at halftime.

The season-opening win gave the Tanagers a record of 1-0 while HHS fell to 0-1.

"We came out very slow, but rallied to get a very good win," said coach Jon Reuvers. "This group received a very good lesson on playing the first half as hard as they played in the second."

Vermillion fell behind 22-15 at the end of the first period, trailed 24-19 after the second quarter, and then led 35-27 after the third period.

The Tanagers made 1 of 3 three-point attempts and hit 6 of 8 from the line. Vermillion made 18 of 40 field goal attempts, while HHS was 15 of 38 from the field. HHS made 3 of 6 three-point attempts and made 3 of 6 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, Vermillion: Scoring � Broc Gauer, 15, Jordan Merrigan, 10, Mikal Ustad, 8, Jerred Freidel, 6, Jackson Freidel, 2, Andrew Pearson, 2. Rebounds � Merrigan, 7. Steals � Gauer, 3.

Individual Stats, HHS: Scoring � Tim Voegel, 9, Will Nelson, 7, Phil Wright, 4, Brendin Karush, 4, Lee Byars, 3, Jacob Pohlmer, 3, Jordan Trotz, 2, Mike Renner, 2, Nick Taylor, 2. Rebounds � Nelson, 1. Steals � Trotz, 2.

Team rebounds: Vermillion-19, HHS-22. Team fouls: Vermillion-19, HHS-7.

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