Vermillion JV falls to Harrisburg 36-31

Vermillion JV falls to Harrisburg 36-31
The Vermillion Tanagers were defeated by the Harrisburg 36-31 in junior varsity boys' basketball Dec. 8 at Harrisburg in a matchup that was close throughout.

The season-opening loss gave Vermillion JV a record of 0-1 while Harrisburg moved to 1-0.

Kyle Nemec pulled in 11 rebounds and Ryan Angelo scored 11 points and made 3 steals.


The Tanagers jumped in front 13-12 after the first quarter, trailed 16-15 after the second quarter, and then trailed 25-20 going into the final period.

"We will need to learn to play together as a team and to handle pressure defense," said Vermillion JV coach Jon Ruevers.

Vermillion connected on 2 of 4 three-point tries and connected on 5 of 14 free throw attempts. The Tanagers connected on 12 of 36 field goal attempts, while Harrisburg was 13 of 34 from the field. Harrisburg sank 1 of 4 three-point attempts and made 9 of 23 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, Vermillion JV: Scoring – Ryan Angelo, 11, Kyle Nemec, 6, Tony Thomas, 4, Jesse Kirkpatrick, 4, Blaine Olson, 4, Sam McBride, 2. Rebounds – Nemec, 11, Olson, 6. Assists- McBride, 3, Tyler Johnson, 3. Steals – Angelo, 6, Olson, 6.

Individual Stats, Harrisburg: Scoring – Jordan Titze, 8, Patrick Draisey, 7, Jacob Pohlman, 6, Will Nelson, 4, Brandon Korsch, 4, Lee Byers, 3, Jordan Fodness, 2, Tyler Puthoff, 2. Rebounds – Korsch, 6, Pohlman, 5. Assists – Korch, 3. Steals – Nelson, 6.

Team rebounds: Vermillion JV – 24, Harrisburg – 21. Team fouls: Vermillion JV – 15, Harrisburg – 17.

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