One bad quarter can end a team’s season in the playoffs. Tuesday night in a regional quarterfinal game, the Saltillo Lady Lions’ basketball team entered the fourth quarter in a game against Slidell trailing by only 2 points, 32-30. The Lady Lions were outscored 17-10 in the fourth quarter and the Lady Lions saw their season end with a 49-40 loss to Slidell.
Saltillo actually led after one quarter, 12-11 and the game was tied at halftime, 23-23. Madison Simmons again led the Lady Lions with 12 points. Maddy Smith scored 10 points. Jocelyn Ochoa had 8 points. Chandler Bain scored 5 points. Jordan Sustaire and Anna Reeder had 2 points each, Tori Mobley had 1 point.
The Lady Lions end the season with a 20-16 record.