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Lady Tigers clinch Area Title, aim for Regional Quarterfinal

Mount Vernon catcher Bailey Bohlken protects the plate from Commerce’s Emily Gruver during the sixth inning of the first game. The Lady Tigers won the game 4-3 in an extra inning. The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers defeated Commerce in a best of three series at Grand Saline on Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3 to claim the Area Title.

With the two wins over Commerce, The Lady Tigers now have a 28-7-1 season record. The seniors on the team have racked up 102 wins and 37 losses during their high school career. The Lady Tigers will face the Prairiland Lady Patriots in the Regional Quarterfinal competition. The best two out of three series will be played at the NTCC softball fields. For more details about these games, see the May 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.