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Tiger basketball ends season as State Finalists

Mount Vernon Tigers basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team finished their season as State Finalists. They lost to Bowie 32-28 in the final round, but beat Santa Rosa 63-54 in the semifinal round in San Antonio last weekend.

In the five years since Coach Joe Thomas has taken over the boys basketball program, the Tigers have steadily advanced further into the playoffs each year. For details from the State tournament games and individual statistics, see the March 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.