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Saltillo Basketball: Lions Win; Lady Lions Lose

Liberty-Eylau 74, Saltillo Lions Basketball 63

The Saltillo Lions came out on the short end of a 74-63 game against Liberty-Eylau Monday. The Lions outscored the Leopards, 21-18 in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t nearly enough to catch up. Chris Boekhorst had another big night for the Lions with 24 points. Matthew Gurley scored 16 points, Ben Moore had 9 points, Levi Hoover and Edi Olayo had 5 points apiece. Andrew Redburn scored 4 points. The Lions are now 1-2 for the season. The Lions play Como-Pickton on November 20.

Celeste 47, Saltillo Lady Lions Basketball 38

The Saltillo Lady Lions lost a first half lead at home and ended up losing to Celeste, 47-38 in Saltillo Monday. The Lady Lions were up 11-10 after the first quarter and up 28-20 at halftime. Celeste rallied to outscore the Lady Lions 27-10 over the last two quarters. Chandler Bain led the Lady Lions with 15 points. Brittney Peeples had 10 points. Jocelyn Ochoa scored 6 points. Lorena Castro added 3 points. Anna Reeder and Maddy Smith scored 2 points apiece. The Lady Lions had an excellent night at the free throw line hitting 13 of 14. The Lady Lions are now 4-6 for the season. The Lady Lions play Yantis at home on November 27.  

Author: Staff Reporter

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