The Miller Grove Hornets edged by the Saltillo Lions, 39-32 Tuesday night (January 16) at Miller Grove. The Hornets built their lead a little in each quarter. Treyton Andree led the Hornets with 18 points. Andjelo Alcox scored 8 points. Albert Serrano had 6 points. Luke Brignon added 5 points. Jack McCoy scored 2 points. Hornets Coach Gary Billingsley said he was proud of the effort his team displayed. He added the Hornets did not execute as well as he would have liked but he said they did a lot of little things that were the difference in the game. Miller Grove is now 2-0 in district play and 16-13 overall. They will pl;ay at Sulphur Bluff Friday night.
For the Lions, Trevor Moore scored 16 points. Walker McGill had 5 points. Ben Moore and Chris Boekhorst scored 4 points each. Lyle Bench had 2 points. The Lions are 1-1 in district play and 15-14 for the season. They play RoxtonFriday evening.
The Saltillo Lady Lions improved their district record to 3-0 with a 50-29 win over Miller Grove Tuesday night (January 16) at Miller Grove. The Lady Lions jumped out to a 16-4 first quarter lead. They led 27-9 at the half and 43-16 after three quarters. The Lady Hornets rallied some in the fourth quarter but it was not enough. Madison Simmons had another big game for the Lady Lions scoring 33 points. Jocelyn Ochoa scored 7 points. Chandler Bain added 4 points. Anna Reeder had 3 points. Maddy Smith scored 2 points and Kristina Wade scored 1 point. The Lady Lions improved their season record to 12-15. They will play Roxton Friday evening.