Cubs can’t stop Tanager JV girls

Cubs can't stop Tanager JV girls
The Vermillion JV Tanagers shot down the Alcester-Hudson Cubs 41-22 in girls' basketball Dec. 11 at Alcester. The Tanagers shot 50 percent from the field for the game.

"Becca Hawley led the Tanager offense with 14 points," said VHS coach Lori Jerred. "McKenzie Huska added seven. Justine Sorensen and Sophie Nehlich-Arobba each had six. A great defensive effort caused 26 turnovers and allowed the Tanagers to score some easy baskets."

The Tanagers jumped ahead 14-4 after the opening period, went into the locker room up 27-8 at halftime, and then led 33-14 after the third quarter.

VHS now has a record of 2-0, while Alcester-Hudson fell to 0-2.

VHS connected on 1 of 3 three-point attempts and hit 4 of 10 free throw tries. The Tanagers connected on 18 of 36 field goal attempts, while Alcester-Hudson was 10 of 28 from the field. Alcester-Hudson made 0 of 0 three-point attempts and made 2 of 2 from the line.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring – Becca Hawley, 14, Sophia Nehlich-Arobba, 6, Justine Sorensen, 6, McKenzie Huska, 7, Kayla Munger, 4, Jenny Bye, 2, Laura Hansen, 2. Rebounds- Sorensen, 4. Assists – Kristen Schwasinger, 6. Steals – Hawley, 5.

Team rebounds: VHS – 16, Alcester-Hudson – 20. Team fouls: VHS – 9, Alcester-Hudson – 8.

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