Both the Saltillo Lions and the Saltillo Lady Lions picked up varsity wins against CHESS Tuesday night. The Lions won 76-30. They built their lead outscoring CHESS in every quarter. Matthew Gurley led the Lions with 23 points. Lyle Bench and Walker McGill scored 12 points each. Trevor Moore had 9, Levi Hoover had 8 Chris Boekhorst has 7, Branson McGill and Michael Clover had 2 each and Ryan Prewitt had 1 point. The Lions improved their season record to 6-8. They face McLeod in a McLeod tournament Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
The Lady Lions defeated CHESS 51-41. CHESS actually led at halftime, 26-24 but then the Lady Lions outscored them 21-3 in a big third quarter to take a 45-29 lead. The Lady Lions held on in the fourth quarter to get the win. Madison Simmons had 24 points for Saltillo. Jocelyn Ochoa had 7 points. Jordan Sustaire and Maddie Smith had 6 points. Chandler Bain and Tori Mobley scored 5 points apiece. The Lady Lions are now 5-11 for the season.