Trojan blitz beats Tanager girls 57-36

Trojan blitz beats Tanager girls 57-36
The Vermillion Tanagers lost to the West Central Trojans 57-36 in girls' basketball Feb. 7 at home after falling prey to a 19-2 second-quarter blitz.

"West Central did a lot of things well and we just didn't have any answers for them," said VHS coach Jamie Parish. "We tried several different offenses and defenses and just couldn't find the right ideas and personnel to make things work."

The Tanagers fell behind 15-14 after the opening period, trailed 34-16 after the second quarter, and then trailed 47-23 after the third period.


VHS made 3 of 19 three-point tries and connected on 5 of 11 from the line. The Tanagers made 14 of 51 from the field, while West Central was 19 of 55 from the field. West Central sank 3 of 11 three-pointers and hit 16 of 25 free throw tries.

Individual Stats, VHS: Scoring- Alexa Walker, 12, Alicia Brown, 12, Sara Kjose, 2, Rachel Odens, 2, Hannah Nehlich-Arobba, 2, Sophie Nehlich-Arobba, 2, Jenny Bye, 2, Ashley Ouellette, 2. Rebounds- Brown, 9, Sierra Allen, 3. Assists- Brown, 2, Justine Sorensen, 2. Steals- Kjose, 2, Odens, 2.

Individual Stats, West Central: Scoring- Yanna Derricks, 18, Atlanta Sechser, 12, Lexi Hofer, 10, Jamey Hofer, 8, Karri Peters, 4, Sarah White, 2, Robin Hoffman, 2, Casey Wolles, 1. Rebounds- Sechser, 8, L. Hofer, 5. Assists- J. Hofer, 6. Steals- Sechser, 4.

Team rebounds: VHS-21, West Central-30. Team fouls: VHS-20, West Central-16.

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