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Tigers take Area Championship in final two games over Quitman

Mount Vernon Tigers Baseball teamThe Mount Vernon Tiger baseball team defeated the Quitman Bulldogs in a best two-out-of-three series to claim the Area Title and advance to the Regional Quarter-Final game.


The Tigers will face Palmer in a three game series. The games are set for 7 p.m. Friday, May 17 at Rockwall Heath High School, 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Rockwall Heath, and a third game if necessary will be played at 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, see the May 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.






Trevor Wallace successfully slides underneath Quitman’s third basemenThe umpire signals safe as the dirt flies under Austin Blase sliding head first into home plate.Hunter Haley winds up a pitch the baseball for the Tigers in their third game of the area playoff series.