School Sports

Tiger split district games

Josh Walters stretches high to slip the ball into the basketJosh Walters stretches high to slip the ball into the basket for the Tigers. He led the team with 14 points against Cooper, including six in the fourth period.

The Mount Vernon Tigers basketball team split their district games last week, defeating Cooper and falling to District 13-3A leader Commerce. District records through Friday, Feb. 8 were Commerce 11-0, Mount Vernon 8-3, Prairiland 8-4, Winnsboro 5-6, Chisum 3-8, Cooper - 3-8, and Chapel Hill 1-10. See the Feb. 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for game and scoring information. To see more photos from the Mount Vernon Tigers basketball games click here.