The Mount Vernon girls basketball team battled the Benton Bobcats and the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings, losing by nine to the Bobcats and just one point to the Vikings.

MVGBB 2 Lilly See

Mount Vernon’s Lilly See (No. 11) advances the ball down the court in play last week.

“Overall, there were a lot of positives this week as we continued to demonstrate that we can compete against some of the best teams in the state,” said head coach Nate Sanderson.

MVGBB 1 Kameron Brand

Mount Vernon’s Kameron Brand looks for an open teammate in play last week.

MVGBB3 Peyton Simpson

Mount Vernon’s Peyton Simpson (No. 25) dibbles the ball in play last week.

MVGBB 5 Josie Niehaus

Mount Vernon’s Josie Niehaus (No. 22) tries to advance the ball around the key in play last week.

MVGBB4 Brynnley Rasmussen

Mount Vernon’s Brynley Rasmussen (No. 24) prepares to go up for a layup in play last week.

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