The Saltillo Lions’ basketball team won a nail-biter over Dodd City, 52-50 in Saltillo Tuesday.
The Lions entered the fourth quarter up by four, 36-32 and then hung on for the win. Walker McGill led the Lions with 14 points and Lyle Bench added 11. Other Lions scorers included Michael Simmons with 9, Logan Camp with 8, Trevor Moore with 6 and Branson McGill and Clayton Wilson with 2 points each. The Lions improved their season record to 4-6.
They will play next in a McLeod tournament Thursday through Saturday. Meanwhile the Saltillo Lions JV remained unbeaten as they defeated the Dodd City JV, 31-9 Tuesday. They are 4-0 this year. The Lions JV will play in an Alba Golden tournament next.