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Saltillo Lions Lose and Lady Lions Win Against Bland

The Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions faced Bland Tuesday (December 11). The Lions lost but the Lady Lions won. Bland topped the Lions, 52-35. Bland outscored the Lions in every quarter. For the Lions, Chris Boekhorst had a team high 15 points. Ben Moore scored 9 points. Matthew Gurley added 8 points. Edi Olayo had 3 points. The Lions were a solid 11 of 15 from the foul line. The Lions season record is now 9-6.

Saltillo Coach Bill Giles said the Saltillo Lady Lions did a good job defensively in their 37-22 win over Bland on the road. The Lady Lions led 13-5 after one quarter and 27-13 at the half. In a defensive minded third quarter, the Lady Lions outscored Bland 5-2 to take a 32-15 lead after three quarters. Bland outscored the Lady Lions 7-5 in the fourth quarter but the Lady Lions still got the 15 point win. For the Lady Lions, Anna Reeder scored 12 points. Jocelyn Ochoa had 8 points. Chandler Bain and Maddy Smith had 5 points each. Lorena Castro scored 3 points. Paisley Kastner and Kristina Wade had 2 points apiece. The Lady Lions improved their season record to 10-8. The Lions and Lady Lions play next on Homecoming against North Hopkins on Friday. The Lady Lions play at 6 p.m. and the Lions at 7:30 p.m.

Author: Staff Reporter

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