Tanagers boys basketball played at Flandreau last Thursday. After the 65-49 victory, Vermillion improved their win streak to 19.

The Tanagers were up 13-11 after the first quarter. Vermillion doubled their lead to four entering the half, up 31-27.

Vermillion outscored Flandreau by 10 in the third to pull ahead 52-38. In the fourth, Vermillion maintained control and tallied their 20th win, 65-49.

Senior Connor Saunders had 21 points, four assists and three steals. Saunders shot 8-for-10 from the field and 3-for-4 from beyond the arc.

Senior Jakob Dobney tallied 22 points, six rebounds, two assists and one steal for the Tanagers. Senior Dillon Gestring tallied 10 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block.

The Tanager boys begin region play Tuesday.

Updated brackets of the opponent and location can be found online at sdhsaa.com/Athletics/Boys-Sports/Basketball/Brackets-A.

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