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Mt. Vernon Girls Win State Plus PJC Off To Region Tourney

 

The Mount Vernon Lady Tigers won their first-ever state championship on Saturday as they defeated Marlin 51-47. Alissa Hill led the way for the Lady Tigers with 14 points and Annie coffee had 13 points. Inside four minutes, things were up in the air for Mount Vernon and then came two big plays by TyRaven Linwood. That big boost help to catapult the Lady Tigers to the win. And with that effort, Linwood received the most valuable player of the game award. Coach Brad Floyd said of his team, that with their depth, it’s hard to keep them down.


And things just keep getting better at Mount Vernon high school as the boys defeated Edgewood 43 to 35 to advance to the final four. On Thursday at 3:00 pm they will face Santa Rosa at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Meanwhile, a thrilling season ended for the Mount Pleasant boys team as they fell to Lancaster 66 to 57.

The PJC Dragons take down Panola College 85-82. The Dragons finish the regular season 23-7 and will head to the Region 14 Men’s Tourney taking on Angelina tomorrow at 3:00 pm.

The fourth-seeded Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team was unable to climb out of a double-digit deficit in a 73-63 loss to top-seeded West Texas A&M University in the Lone Star Conference Championship semifinal at Dr. Pepper Arena on Saturday.

The Texas Rangers lose to the Mariners yesterday in a spring training slugfest 10-7. Ryan Rua had the big blast for the Rangers with a second-inning three-run homer. (sound)

The New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 126-109. Nowitzki and Smith each had 23 to lead the Mavs.


And the Dallas Stars continue their home stand hosting the Ottawa Senators tonight at the Double-A C. The puck drops at 7:30.