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Friday Playoff Win For Saltillo Lady Lions; North Hopkins Panthers Play Monday

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Saltillo Lady Lions: Kneeling L to R: Jordan Sustaire & Chandler Bain; Standing L to R: Coach Bill Giles, Christie Curley, Maddy Smith, Anna Reeder, Jocelyn Ochoa, Brittney Peeples, Kristina Wade, Shelby Matlock, Madison Simmons, Tori Mobley & Coach Colton Smith.

The Saltillo Lady Lions’ basketball team won their Area playoff game Friday evening. The Lady Lions got by Ector, 39-35. The Lady Lions had a tough first two quarters and trailed 22-10 at halftime. The Lady Lions reduced the deficit after three quarters but still trailed 32-26. The Lady Lions outscored Ector 13-3 in the fourth quarter to get the win. Madison Simmons led the Lady Lions with 17 points. Jocelyn Ochoa scored 9 points. Chandler Bain had 8 points. Christi Gurley had 3 points. Maddy Smith added 2 points. The Lady Lions are now 19-15 for the season.

In other county school sports news, a North Hopkins playoff basketball game has been firmed up. The Panthers will be playing Wolfe City Monday at 7 p.m. in Commerce.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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