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Saltillo beats Fruitvale

The Saltillo Lions baseball team beat Fruitvale 12-11 on Friday, March 27. Cade Daniel scored four runs for the Lions and Dakota Carroll crossed the plate twice.

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First in shot put

Kierra Morris garnered a first place finish in the shot putKierra Morris garnered a first place finish in the shot put with a throw of 36’4” at the Prairiland meet. The varsity girls track team finished in fourth place overall at the Prairiland meet.

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Tiger ball team 3-0 in District 16-3A play

An umpire watches closely as Blake Banister slides safely into third base and evades a tag by a Chapel Hill Player An umpire watches closely as Blake Banister slides safely into third base and evades a tag by a Chapel Hill Player on Tuesday, March, 24. On the next play, Banister was able to beat the throw and reach home plate for the only score of the game.

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Lady Tigers defeat Chapel Hill

The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers softball team continued their undefeated streak through their District 16-3A opponents with a 5-0 victory over the Chapel Hill Lady Devils on Tuesday, March 24. For details from that game, see the April 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior high boys compete at Rains

The seventh and eighth grade boys track teams competed at Rains on Monday, March 23. The eighth grade team claimed second place and the seventh grade team was third. See the March 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing individual places and statistics.

Clover, Boekhorst named to All Region team

Haylee Clover and Paula BoekhorstHaylee Clover and Paula Boekhorst were named to the All-Region basketball team. Clover was also named to the All-State basketball team for the rest of this story, see the April 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Junior high girls win Pewitt meet

Both the seventh and eighth grade track teams claimed first place out of 10 teams at the Pewitt track meet on Monday, March 16. See the March 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing individual places and statistics

Catching some air

Noah Craver flies through the air for a second place finish in the long jumpNoah Craver flies through the air for a second place finish in the long jump with a leap of 19’5”. He was also third in the 100 meter dash with an 11.84 time.

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Lions have rough start to season

The Saltillo Lions baseball team has had a rough start to their season. For information about their first three games of the season, see the March 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.