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School Sports

  • Mount Vernon tennis picks up two wins

    Hard work on the courts is paying off, with the Mount Vernon Girls tennis team winning a pair of matches this past week.

    Mount Vernon defeated Tecumseh, 3-2 and Day School, 3-2.

    Tecumseh

    Mount Vernon was led in victory by Megan McCarty with a win over Meghan Tooley in number one singles, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0.

    Miranda Fisher and Emily Keitel defeated Megan Osborne and Darian Meyer in number one doubles, 6-1, 6-1. Madison Cross and Taylor Mattingly defeated Bailey Perkins and Allie Lochmueller in number two doubles, 6-0, 6-3.

  • Lady Wildcats pick up three more wins

    The Mount Vernon Softball team continues to rack up the runs and wins, picking up three more victories this week and scoring 44 runs in the process.

    Princeton

    Haley Goad struck out 11, walked one and allowed just four hits in the circle in Mount Vernon’s 15-2 win over Princeton.

    Sadie Hobbs and Ellen Denning had three hits each. Brooklyn Gibbs, Elaine Thomas, Megan Ghrist and Haylee Ford had two hits each.

    Gibbs added two doubles and three RBIs. Hobbs, Thomas Lyndsay Keitel and Denning had a pair of RBIs each.

    Bosse

  • Mount Vernon boys first, girls second at Gibson Southern

    The Mount Vernon boys track team picked up a win and the girls were second in a three-team meet on Thursday that included Wood Memorial.

    Winning events for the boys were Austin Peerman, who won the 100 and 200-meter dashes.

    Kaleb Grabert won the 110 and 300-meter hurdles. Cam Maier won the pole vault. Micah Keller won the 3200-meter run. Noah Rapp, Anthony Robles, Cade Latshaw and Johnathon West won the 3200-meter relay. Grabert, Latshaw, Peerman and West won the 1600-meter relay and Maier, Gage Pence, Grabert and Peerman won the 400-meter relay.

  • Tennis Cats pick up win over Reitz

    The Mount Vernon Girls Tennis team picked up a much needed win over Reitz on Friday, 3-2.

    The team found itself down early, with losses at number one and two singles.

    Megan McCarty was defeated in number one singles by Sarah Lisembee, 6-1, 6-1 and Emily Duckworth fell in number two singles to Gabby Davis, 6-1, 6-0.

    Bryley Harms was successful in number three singles, defeating Samantha Stockman, 7-6, 6-4.

  • Lady Track Cats second at home invite

    The Mount Vernon Girls Track team finished second in the Mount Vernon Invite last Friday. North Posey came in seventh.

  • Wildcats maul Carmi Bulldogs

    The Mount Vernon Baseball team was back at home on Friday, hosting the Bulldogs of Carmi-White County.

    Walker Paris came up big in the game, blasting a home run while going 2-3 in the win.

    Bryan Hensley was on the hill for the game and picked up nine strikeouts in the win.

    Hensley allowed one earned run on four hits and three walks.

    Mount Vernon was consistent early on, placing a run on the scoreboard in each of the first three innings.

  • Boys track hosts runners at Mount Vernon Invite

    The Mount Vernon and North Posey Boys track teams competed last Friday at the Mount Vernon Invite.

  • Wildcats beginning to pick up pace

    After a tough 8-6 loss to Boonville early last week, the Mount Vernon Baseball team picked up wins over Bosse and Vincennes Lincoln last week.

    Bosse

    The Wildcats beat Evansville Bosse 7-3 in seven innings on Tuesday behind Bryce Krizan, who went 1-2.

    Dylan Dutkiewicz recorded the win for the Mount Vernon. He allowed three runs over five innings. Dutkiewicz struck out two, walked none and gave up five hits.

    The Wildcats went up for good in the first, scoring three runs on a groundout by Bryan Hensley and two singles.

  • Lady Vikes dominate own Invitational

    The North Posey Girls Tennis team hosted South Spencer, Day School and Reitz on Saturday and finished first. The only second place finish was in number two singles.

    Amanda Marshall was first in number one singles. She defeated Mallory Damin of South Spencer, 6-3, 6-0 and Sarah Lisembee of Reitz, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2.

    Roni Inkenbrandt was second in number two singles. She defeated Brittany Payne of South Spencer, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 and was defeated by Gabby Davis of Reitz, 6-1, 6-3.

  • Lady Wildcats have tough week

    The Mount Vernon Softball team has been red hot lately, but last week showed the team there is much to improve.

    North Posey

    Mount Vernon was defeated last Monday by North Posey, 5-3. The Lady Wildcats took a lead in the seventh inning, but North Posey picked up the win on a two-out two run walk off home run. Haley Goad picked up Mount Vernon’s lone RBI.

    Central

    The only bright spot in the week came on Wednesday, when Mount Vernon defeated Central, 13-5.

    Ellen Denning hit three home runs and had seven RBIs in the win.