SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - Tuesday night, Dec. 11, marked the penultimate week of eSports Season Zero with a mix of victories and losses for Mount Vernon.
Mustangs: PTW climbed back up the state rankings to third place behind no. 2 Denmark High School and no. 1 Mount de Sales Academy.
Now 8-2 on the season, Mustangs: PTW faced off against top-tier Lambert High School earning a hard-fought victory that started off in Lambert's favor. The Mustangs clamped down and rallied to secure the victory after 27 minutes.
Against Wayne County High School, Mustangs: PTW had a easier time, taking the Nexus with a five-member rush to finish the game in 23 minutes.
Renegade Mustangs suffered a tough loss to Colquitt County.
Despite leading in nearly all statistical categories (Gold Per Minute, KDA, Creep score and a 51 to 36 elimination gap in Mount Vernon's favor) Colquitt was able to take the win by focusing on objectives and splitting the Mustangs across the map.
The final games of the regular season will be played next Tuesday, Dec. 18.
The Top 64 teams in Georgia will head to postseason play starting Jan. 8.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, relentlessness, innovation, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.