The Saltillo Lady Lions lost a regional quarterfinal game, 44-37 to Slidell Tuesday evening. The game was tied at 10 after the first quarter and Slidell led by only 2 points at halftime. Slidell added to the lead in the third quarter. The Lady Lions rallied in the fourth quarter but couldn’t make up all of the deficit. Ana Gallegos had a huge game for the Lady Lions scoring 23 points. Madison Simmons and Melissa Groenewold each had 6 points and Sienna Collins added 2 points.
Meanwhile the Saltillo Lions learned Tuesday night who they will face in an Area playoff game. It will be Dodd City against the Lions Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Paris Chisum High School. The Lions got a bye in the first round for being district champion.