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Lions advance to Regional Quarterfinals

Trevor Moore shoots for twoTrevor Moore shoots for two for the Saltillo Lions basketball team. They defeated Ector 57-50 to claim the Area title. For more information from the game, see the March 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Softball team competes at Sulphur Springs tournament

Finding a small window between rain events, the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team played at the Sulphur Springs tournament and went 2-2.

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Three-point king

Walker McGill hit four three-point shots during Saltillo’s game against Avinger in the Bi-district playoffs.Walker McGill hit four three-point shots during Saltillo’s game against Avinger in the Bi-district playoffs.

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Lady Lions collect District honors

Members of the Saltillo Lady Lions basketball team collected District 23-A honors at the conclusion of their season.

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Eighth Tigers district champs

The eighth grade Tigers basketball team defeated Chisum 41-25 to become the undefeated District 13-3A champions.

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Key maneuver

Alissa Hill maneuvers through a maze of Pottsboro opponents as she heads for the basketAlissa Hill maneuvers through a maze of Pottsboro opponents as she heads for the basket for the Lady Tigers.

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Shooting for two

Chandler Bain shoots for two against the Ector Lady Eagles during the Area playoff round.Chandler Bain shoots for two against the Ector Lady Eagles during the Area playoff round.

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Tigers claim Area and Bi-district titles

Tyler Cooper (2) leans into a New Boston defender as he flies in for a lay upTyler Cooper (2) leans into a New Boston defender as he flies in for a lay up for the Mount Vernon Tigers.

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Tennis claims four top finishes

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team competed at the Mount Pleasant tournament on Thursday, February 15 and claimed several top prizes. For a listing of individual placing, see the February 22 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.