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Tigers finish third at North Hopkins tournament

The Mount Vernon Tigers boys basketball team finished in third place at the North Hopkins tournament December 11-13. The Tigers began the tournament with a 47-35 victory over North Hopkins.

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Lady Lions at Edgewood tourney

Both the varsity and junior varsity Saltillo Lady Lions teams competed at the Edgewood tournament December 11-13.The varsity squad won a close game in the first round of the tournament, defeating Marshal 35-32.

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Seventh graders are runners up

Ty-Raven Linwood drives in for a lay up for the seventh grade team.Ty-Raven Linwood drives in for a lay up for the seventh grade team. She was named to the All Tournament Team at Paris and the team finished as runners up at the event.

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Lady Tigers defeat Rains

Rylee Keys attempts a lay up for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers against a much larger Gilmer opponent.Rylee Keys attempts a lay up for the Mount Vernon Lady Tigers against a much larger Gilmer opponent. The Lady Tiger basketball teams were hosts for Gilmer on Tuesday, December 9 and traveled to Rains on Friday, December 12. The varsity squad beat Rains 48-39.

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Eighth graders are tourney champs

Annie Coffey makes a jump shot for the eighth grade Lady Tigers.Annie Coffey makes a jump shot for the eighth grade Lady Tigers. She led the team with 42 points and was named the Paris tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

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JV ladies defeat Paris

Jakayda Fountain shoots the ball for the junior varsity girls.Jakayda Fountain shoots the ball for the junior varsity girls. The team defeated Paris 31-19 on Tuesday, December 2. For individual scoring information, see the December 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lady Tigers compete at Hoopfest

Jordanne Donica dribbles around an opponent toward the basket for the Lady Tigers.Jordanne Donica dribbles around an opponent toward the basket for the Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers basketball team competed at the Hoopfest tournament

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JV boys soundly defeat Prairiland

Kasey Cannaday attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers.Kasey Cannaday attempts a jump shot for the junior varsity Tigers. The junior varsity Tigers basketball team defeated Prairiland 60-24 on Tuedsay, December 2. and finished third out of eight teams at the Cooper tournament.

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Tigers defeat Prairiland in triple overtime

Tyler Cooper flies in for a lay up for the Tigers. Tyler Cooper flies in for a lay up for the Tigers. The basketball team traveled to Prairiland on Tuesday, December 6 and defeated the Patriots 56-49 in triple overtime.

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