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Saltillo Lions Place Third in Freeman Parish Tourney

The Saltillo Lions won their last game in this year’s Freeman Parish Tournament Saturday (December 8) to take third place defeating Roxton, 60-37.

The Lions outscored Roxton in each quarter leading 12-2 after one quarter, 29-12 at the half and 43-25 after three quarters. The Lions outscored Roxton, 17-12 in the fourth quarter.

Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 27 points. Matthew Gurley added 16 points. Ben Moore had 7 points. Levi Hoover scored 4 points. Andrew Redburn and Stephen Marroquin scored 3 points each. The Lions had a good night at the free throw line making 13 of 18 free throws.

In a late tournament game Friday, the Lions lost their only game in the tournament as Prairiland eked out a 55-53 win over the Lions. The Lions are now 9-5 for the season.

The Lions play next at Bland Tuesday night.

Author: Staff Reporter

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