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Saltillo Basketball Defeats Fannindel

Both the Saltillo Lions and the Saltillo Lady Lions picked up basketball wins against Fannindel Tuesday.

The Saltillo Lions won 77-29. The Lions outpointed Fannindel in every quarter. Walker McGill led the Lions with 20 points. Chris Boekhorst scored 19 points. Matthew Gurley added 11 points. Michael Clover had 9 points. Ben Moore and Trevor Moore scored 6 points each. Levi Hoover scored 4 points.  Branson McGill had 2 points. The Lions are now 4-1 in district play and they are 18-14 for the season. They play Miller Grove next at home Friday on Senior Night.

The Saltillo Lady Lions defeated Fannindel, 62-32. Fannindel actually led 12 -11 after the first quarter but the Lady Lions took the lead at 22-20 at the half. The Lady Lions then outscored Fannindel 41-12 in the second half.  Madison Simmons led the Lady Lions with 30 points. Anna Reeder had 7 points. Jocelyn Ochoa and Chandler Bain scored 6 points apiece. Maddy Smith and Tori Mobley each had 5 points. Jordan Sustaire scored 4 points. The Lady lions remain unbeaten in district play at 6-0. They are 15-15 for the season.

Author: Staff Reporter

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