Both the Saltillo Lions and the Saltillo Lady Lions continue their good roll in district play.
The Lions are now 7-0 in district play and 17-14 for the season after a 66-41 win over Roxton in Saltillo Tuesday night. After a 10-10 first quarter tie, the Lions took a 32-19 led at halftime. The Lions extended their lead to 53-33 after three quarters. Lyle Bench led Saltillo with 21 points. Mathew Gurley had 16 points. Other scorers for the Lions included Trevor Moore with 9 points, Logan Camp with 7 points, Walker McGill, Adam Valenzuela and Ryan Prewett with 3 points each and Dakota Patridge and Clayton Wilson with 2 points apiece. The Lions play Sulphur Bluff next Tuesday.
The Saltillo Lady Lions also topped Roxton in dominating fashion, 84-19 Tuesday night. The Lady Lions came out strong and lead 21-2 after one quarter. The Lady Lions continued to pour it on leading 46-9 at halftime. The third quarter lead swelled to 66-13. Melissa Groenewold led the Lady Lions with 18 points. Madison Simmons and Rainie Englished had 10 points each. Tori Mobley and Christie Gurley scored 8 points apiece. Melissa Tawil, Ana Gallegos and Sienna Collins had 6 points apiece. Brenda Castro scored 5 points. Christy Marquez had 3 points. Jocelyn Ochoa scored 2 points. Cheyenne Neal and Jordan Sustaire had 1 point apiece.