The Vermillion junior varsity girls picked up a pair of close wins in recent games, edging Lennox 41-37 and rallying to win at Madison 24-21.
Against Lennox the Tanagers gave up 20 fourth-quarter points but fortunately had a 34-17 lead to begin that period and were able to hold off Lennox. Ten players saw action, and all scored, led by MacKenzie Huber with seven points, Brooke Schwasinger and Beth Szymonski with six apiece and Josie Huber with five.
Lizzy Bye and Szymonski had three steals each, Josie Huber three assists, and Bye and Josie Huber six and five rebounds, respectively.
At Madison the Tanagers trailed at each quarter stop except the last one, outscoring Madison 9-3 in the final period to get the victory. Szymonski had a career night, scoring 15 of the team's 24 points. Bye and Sami Girard had seven and six rebounds, respectively, and Josie Huber had four assists and a pair of steals.