The Saltillo Lions’ basketball team won a game at home, 54-45 over Honey Grove Tuesday. The Lions had to stage a big comeback in the second half to win. Matt Gurley led Saltillo in scoring with 19 points. Lyle Bench had 10 points, Trevor Moore 6 points, Clayton Wilson and Logan Camp 5 points each, Walker McGill 3 points and Branson McGill, Adam Valenzuela and Mike Simmons 2 points each. The Lions are now 9-13 for the season. The Lions will play Yantis at home on Friday evening. The Lions JV defeated Honey Grove 56-25 Tuesday. Ben Moore had 15 points, Levi Hoover had 12, Nathan Valenzuela 11, Ryan Prewitt 10, Mike Clover 5 and Dillon Beadle 3 points. The Saltillo JV team is 9-2. They will play Yantis JV at 6 p.m. on Friday at home right before the varsity game.
The Saltillo Lady Lions lost to Bells, 56-32 Tuesday on the road. Tori Mobley led the Lady Lions with 9 points. Ana Gallegos added 6 points. Melissa Groenewold had 4 points. Madison Simmons, Melissa Tawil and Jocelyn Ochoa all had 3 points. Brenda Castro and Sienna Collins had 2 points each. The Lady Lions JV also lost to Bells, 46-31. Sienna Collins was the top JV scorer with 15 points. Melissa Tawil and Jocelyn Ochoa both scored 6 points and Calli Callahan had 4 points.