Mt. Vernon Rams win consolation championship at Centralia Holiday Tournament
The Mt. Vernon Rams boys varsity basketball team took home the Consolation Championship trophy from the 77th Annual Centralia Holiday Tournament that was held December 26 – 28. The Rams left Trout Arena tallying three wins and a loss and currently hold an 11–4 record.
The Rams dropped their opening game to Romeoville 67-59 but bounced back the next day, rolling to a 65-56 victory over the Thornton Fractional North Meteors of Calumet City (pictured).
On the final day of the tournament, the Rams won a hard-fought battle against the Dyett Eagles of Chicago 50-48 before defeating the Champaign Central Maroons 53 – 44.