The Saltillo Lady Lions’ basketball team won one game and lost two in a Leonard tournament this week.
Wednesday the Lady Lions lost to Whitewright, 41-7. Thursday the Lady Lions lost a tough one, 26-25 to North Lamar. It was a seesaw game. Saltillo led 9-4 after the first quarter. The Pantherettes grabbed the lead 15-9 at the half. The Lady Lions had a big third quarter and recaptured the lead after 3, 22-17. North Lamar ended with a rush to take the one point win. For Saltillo, Sienna Collins scored 6 points. Jocelyn Ochoa and Tori Mobley had 5 points apiece. Melissa Groenewold added 4, Ana Gallegos 3 and Madison Simmons 2. Madison Morrison of North Lamar led all scorers with 9 points.
Friday the Lady Lions defeated Farmersville, 45-35. The Lady Lions trailed at the half 21-17 but outscored Farmersville 28-14 to get the victory. Ana Gallegos had a big game for the Lady Lions with 12 points. Madison Simmons scored 9 points, Jocelyn Ochoa added 6 points, Melissa Tawil had 5 points, Brenda Castro, Sienna Collins and Melissa Groenewold had 4 points apiece and Tori Mobley scored 3 points.