MOUNT VERNON — The second season for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets began not with a cry of revelry, but with a whimper.
The girls basketball team came out flat in the first half of Monday’s sectional semifinal against Lancaster, holding an 18-15 lead. However, once the cobwebs were shaken, the Jackets went on an 18-2 run in the second half to pull away from the pesky Golden Gales, earning a 53-30 victory and advancing to Thursday’s sectional final.
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Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon’s Madi Montgomery looks to shoot while being guarded by Lancaster’s Kaci Marvin in the first quarter of Monday’s Division I sectional semifinal at The Hive. The Yellow Jackets won, 53-30. Purchase
Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon’s Rachel Parks knocks the ball away from Lancaster’s Reilly Hennessy in the third quarter of Monday’s Division I sectional semifinal game at The Hive. Mount Vernon won, 53-30. Purchase