The Saltillo Lions’ basketball team won their final game in a Boles tournament last Saturday (December 30). The Lions topped Quitman, 47-32. The Lions led 24-12 after one quarter and 31-16 at the half. Quitman cut into the lead some in the third quarter but the Lions still held on to a 39-27 lead. The Lions outscored Quitman 8-5 in the fourth quarter to wrap up the win. Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 15 points. Matthew Gurley scored 14. Levi Hoover had 6 points. Trevor Moore scored 5. Branson McGill had 4 and Walker McGill scored 3 points.
The win improved the Lions’ season record to 13-11. The Lions play Honey Grove Tuesday night (January 2).