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Clearing the hurdles

Aaron Torres and Mason Huddleston clear the hurdles at the Paris Chisum meet. Torres was fifth and Huddleston was sixth in the 100 meter hurdles.Aaron Torres and Mason Huddleston clear the hurdles at the Paris Chisum meet. Torres was fifth and Huddleston was sixth in the 100 meter hurdles.

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Up and over

Ty’Reese Linwood goes up and over the high jump bar during competition at the Prairiland meet.Ty’Reese Linwood goes up and over the high jump bar during competition at the Prairiland meet. He took first place in the event, clearing 5’4”. The junior varsity boys track team finished in second place overall.

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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.

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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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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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.