Lions, Lady Lions Stage Fourth Quarter Comeback Friday; Host Roxton Tuesday

Both the Saltillo Lions and the Saltillo Lady Lions basketball teams staged big fourth quarter comebacks to defeat Miller Grove on the road Friday night.

The Lions trailed 26-19 going into the fourth quarter and then outscored the Hornets 22-11 in the last quarter to take a 41-37 win. Michael Simmons had a big game scoring 17 points for Saltillo. Other Lions’ scorers included Mathew Gurley with 8 points, Trevor Moore with 5, Logan Camp and Lyle Bench with 4 points apiece and Ryan Prewett with 3. The Lions are a perfect 6-0 in district play. Their season record is 16-14 They play Roxton next at home Tuesday night.

The Lady Lions also outscored the Lady Hornets in the fourth quarter to take a 32-30 win. Melissa Groenewold had 14 points to lead Saltillo. Madison Simmons and Tori Mobley had 6 points each, Jocelyn Ochoa, Ana Gallegos and Sienna Collins had 2 points apiece.

Author: Jimmy Rogers

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