School News

Lady Tigers returning to State tournament

Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team won the Regional Championship on Saturday, February 24 by defeating the Pottsboro Lady Cardinals 53-29 at Heath High School in Rockwall.

The Lady Tigers will advance to the State tournament to be conducted in San Antonio, March 1-3. The Mount Vernon team was backed by a large group of cheering fans during the Regional tournament. The Lady Tigers defeated Sunnyvale 41-40 in the semi-final game. For details from last week’s games, see the March 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.