VHS JV ends on winning note By Parker Knox
Sportswriter The Vermillion girls junior varsity team finished the basketball season by winning two of its last three games and winding up with a 3-13 record. "The girls struggled offensively this year but finished the season strong," said Coach Lori Jerred. "Our team has come a long way, playing much better toward the end of the season. We faced some pretty tough competition, playing against a lot of varsity players." The Tanagers pulled away from a 20-18 halftime lead over Wagner with a 17-point third quarter and beat the Red Raiders, 42-34. Sarah Szymonski scored 10 points, Morgan Erickson eight, Kenzie Huska six and Carlee Sorensen 6. In a 39-18 loss to Harrisburg Huska and Szymonski shared the team-high scoring lead with six points each. Vermillion led 20-6 at halftime and went on to whip Dakota Valley, 28-18. Erickson scored 10, Huska six and Claire Jones six. West Central handed the Tanagers a 34-15 loss. Erickson with six and Szymonski with five led Tanager scorers.