Saltillo Loses First Two in Miller Grove Tourney

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basketballIn the Miller Grove Tournament first day of play, Saltillo lost both games Thursday.

Saltillo Lions poor third quarter proved too much to overcome as Wolfe City outscored the Lions 16-7in the quarter and 47-32 for the first game. In game two, McLeod’s strong first and third quarters dropped the Lions to a 1-8 season record and 0-2 for the tourney.

Friday, the Lions face Yantis in Yantis at 10:45 a.m. and Campbell at Miller Grove at 5 p.m.

In the first game,  Lyle Bench led the Lions with 11 points followed by Michael Simmons with 6, Walker McGill and Lane Bench 5 each, Jonathon Vanholten 5, and Logan Camp 1. The Lions were 7 for 23 from the free throw line.

In the second game, Bench and Simmons led scoring with 8 each. The Lions were 3 for 5 from the free throw line.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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