The Mount Pleasant Tigers(24-3, 4-1) wrapped up the first round of district Friday night with another solid win versus Greenville(25-6, 2-3). Freshman Payton Chism led the Tigers with a team and game high 19 points. The win kept the Tigers in a tie for first place with Sulphur Springs in District 15-5A.
It was all Lady Tigers Friday night as they downed Greenville 63-22. The Lady Tigers held the Lady Lions to 29 percent shooting from the field and forced the Lady Lions to 42 turnovers which generated 33 points for the home team.
The Chapel Hill Lady Devils, with three games to go in district play, have clinched the district championship for the third year in a row defeating Mt Vernon Tuesday at home.
It was another strong defensive showing Tuesday night as the Mount Pleasant Tigers held the Lindale Eagles to a season low 22 points and a 20 percent shooting performance from the field. The win keeps the Tigers in a tie for first place in the district race with rival Sulphur Springs and improves their overall record to 23-3.
Chapel Hill Lady Devil Mason Garrett has a special senior season going.