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Lady Tigers split games against Daingerfield, Hughes Springs

Madison Whitfiled winds up to release a pitch for the Lady Tigers. Madison Whitfiled winds up to release a pitch for the Lady Tigers. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team split their games last week, defeating Daingerfield and falling to Hughes Springs.

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Varisty Tigers fourth at Queen City meet

Jake Graf clears the pole vault barrier with room to spare.Jake Graf clears the pole vault barrier with room to spare. He won third place at the Queen City track meet with a height of 10’6”. The varsity boys track team finished in fourth place.

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Lady Lions compete at Union Hill meet

The Saltillo Lady Lions track team competed at the Union Hill track meet last week. Sienna Collins placed first in both the 3200 and 800 meter runs. She was also second in the high jump

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Lady Tigers third at Hileman Relays

Rylee Keys clears the high jump bar.Rylee Keys clears the high jump bar. She jumped 4’10” to take third place at the Queen City track meet. The varsity girls team finished in third place out of the 10 teams competing.

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Lady Tigers top Lady Devils

Savannah Young braces for impact as she tags a Lady Devil trying to steal second base.Savannah Young braces for impact as she tags a Lady Devil trying to steal second base. The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team defeated the Chapel Hill Lady Devils 7-4 on Tuesday, March 23.

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Junior high ladies earn second place

Both the seventh and eighth grade Lady Tigers track teams claimed second place at the Queen City meet last week. For a listing of individual events and placement, see the March 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Huddleston competes for the JV Tigers

Mason Huddleston was second in the 110 meter hurdlesMason Huddleston was second in the 110 meter hurdles, third in the 300 meter hurdles, and third in the triple jump for the JV Tiger track team. The team was fourth overall at the Redwater track meet.

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Watson wins golf tourney

Brady WatsonBrady Watson, a Mount Vernon High School junior, tied for first place at the Sulphur Springs golf tournament last week. He shot a 75 at the tournament. For a listing of how other Tiger golfers fared, see the March 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Chamness first in shot put at Redwater

Christian Chamness claimed first place in the shot putChristian Chamness claimed first place in the shot put at the Redwater track meet with a throw of 43’9”. The varsity boys team were third place overall. For a listing of individual events, see the March 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.