The Mount Vernon Tigers will travel to Texarkana to face the Liberty-Eylau Leopards for the second game of district play for 2009. Liberty-Eylau is the Division I representative for District 16-3A. They have more than 800 students. The team faced several 4A schools during pre-season. Even though they did not make the playoffs in 2008, the team has been consistently ranked with the top 20 teams in the state this season. For more information see the Oct. 15 edition of the Optic-Herald.