School Sports

Tigers are Regional Champions, headed to State tournament

Mount Vernon Tigers basketball teamState Bound! The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team edged out the Edgewood Bulldogs to claim the Regional Championship Saturday, March 3, and earned the right to advance to the State tournament.

The Tigers will face Santa Rosa in the State Semifinal round at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The 3A State finals game is set for 10 a.m.  Saturday, March 10. For details from the Regional games, see the March 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. Click here for the Tigers Basketball photo galleries.