Avinger 55, Saltillo Lions Basketball 48
The Saltillo Lions’ basketball team opened district play with a 55-48 loss against Avinger Tuesday (January 8). The Lions fell behind at the half 30-19. Despite outscoring Avinger 29-23 in the second half, the Lions could not make up the first half deficit. Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 18 points. Matthew Gurley scored 15 points. Andrew Redburn and Ben Moore had 6 points each, Edi Olayo scored 3 points. The Lions season record slips to 15-8. The Lions play Bloomburg next on Friday.
Saltillo Lady Lions Basketball 52, Avinger 22
The Saltillo Lady Lions improved to 3-0 in district play with a 52-22 win over Avinger Tuesday (January 8). The Lady Lions built their lead through the game outscoring Avinger in every quarter. Maddy Smith led the Lady Lions with 15 points. Chandler Bain had 14 points. Brittney Peeples scored 10 points. Jocelyn Ochoa added 5 points. Anna Reeder scored 4 points. Paisley Kastner and Kristina Wade had 2 points each. The Lady Lions improved their record to 19-8 for the season. The Lady Lions play Bloomburg Friday.