Grace Westmoreland Records No-Hitter as Mustangs Shine in First Competitions of the Year
The Mount Vernon Mustangs are back in action on the field, trails, and court, and already off to a winning start. Over the weekend, the Varsity Softball Team improved to 4-1, winning the Inaugural Sandy Springs City Tournament. The tournament brought together two public schools and two private schools – Mount Vernon, Holy Innocents, Riverwood, and North Springs – with the Mustangs coming out victorious.
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul was in attendance for the championship game, throwing out the first pitch on the mound at MV’s home field. To kick start the tournament on Friday, the Mustangs defeated Riverwood, 5-0. The team added two more wins Saturday, defeating rival Holy Innocents 8-0 and North Springs 5-0.
Class of 2024 Grace Westmoreland had a standout performance, tossing a no-hitter against HIES. She also recorded 10 strikeouts. Additionally, Grace added four RBI’s and a 3-3 record at the plate. Reagan Hickey, Class of 2025, also had a great game from the mound against North Springs, throwing six no-hit innings. Varsity Volleyball is off to a strong start, beginning their season 5-1. Class of 2023 Lauren Bell and Class of 2025 Sophia van Name both had note-worthy showings against Young Christian Americans School. Sophia recorded 11 kills, with Lauren adding nine kills in addition to her four aces.
Varsity Football sees its first action of the season this Friday, August 20, on the road at Whitfield. Cross Country travels to run in the 2021 Mercy Invitational Saturday, August 21. Follow all the latest Mustang news on the MV Athletics website, as well as on Twitter and Instagram.
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