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Strong second half propels Tigers over TACA, 68-51

Strong second half propels Tigers over TACA, 68-51

In their last competition before the Christmas break, the Tigers hosted Texas Alliance of Christian Athletes(TACA) last Tuesday, a private school team out of Dallas that boasts several Divison I recruits. Mount Pleasant trailed by four points at the half but outscored TACA 45-24 in the second half to take the convincing victory. Sophomore guard Payton Chism set the tone for the Tigers with a game and season high 27 points shooting 67% from the field including a 4 for 7 performance from behind the arc.

Tiger Football earns district honors

Tiger Football earns district honors

The Mount Pleasant Tiger football team placed nineteen players on the All-District team this season reflective of the individual successes recognized by opposing coaches. Highly recruited defensive end Tre Emory received one of the highest honors earning 9-5A Defensive Player of the Year. Emory, a junior and three-star recruit, has already received offers from ten Division I colleges including TCU, Baylor, and Oklahoma State. Emory finished the season with 48 tackles and recorded a team high 6 sacks all while wreaking havoc on opposing quarterbacks and notching multiple knockdowns each game.

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