The Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions both picked up a win against Yantis Tuesday (November 27). The Lions topped the Owls, 67-47 and improved their season record to 3-2. Saltillo led 24-6 after the first quarter. They were up 37-20 at the half and 57-36 after three quarters. Chris Boekhorst led the way with 24 points for the Lions. Matthew Gurley scored 22 points. Ben Moore added 6 points. Levi Hoover scored 4 points. Andrew Redburn and Stephen Marroquin has 3 points apiece. Saltillo plays next against Southwest Christian in a Lipan tournament Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Lions defeated Yantis, 58-33. The Lady Lions got off to a good start leading 16-5 after one quarter. They were up 24-12 at the half and 46-21 after three quarters. Chandler Bain had a big game for the Lady Lions with 25 points. Maddy Smith and Jocelyn Ochoa had 7 points each. Anna Reeder got 6 points. Christy Marquez scored 4 points. Lorena Castro, Paisley Kastner and Kristina Wade had 3 points apiece. The Lady Lions are now 5-6 for the season. Lady Lions Coach Colton Smith said he thought the Lady Lions played with great intensity adding he was happy with the effort they showed in the game. The Lady Lions play Yantis again Thursday in a Dodd City tournament.