The Saltillo Lions’ basketball team won their first game in a North Hopkins boys varsity tournament Thursday (December 6) over Yantis, 72-48. The Lions outscored the Owls in each quarter leading 20-10 after one quarter, 36-24 at the half and 57-39 after three quarters.
Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 24 points. Matthew Gurley scored 18 points. Ben Moore added 16 points. Levi Hoover had 8 points. Andrew Redburn, Edi Olayo and Dillon Beadle scored 2 points apiece. The Lions were a perfect 6 for 6 from the foul line.
They improved their season record to 7-4. Friday the Lions have two more games in the North Hopkins tournament. They play Campbell at 10:55 a.m. and Prairiland at 5:35 p.m.