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Rare Off Night For Ranked Saltillo Lady Lions at Home Against Gilmer

It was a rare off night Tuesday for the #16 ranked Saltillo Lady Lions. The Lady Lions lost to Gilmer, 54-40 Tuesday at home. The Lady Buckeyes got off to a fast start and led 14-5 after the first quarter. Saltillo made some headway in the second quarter but still trailed, 21-14 at halftime. Gilmer extended their lead after three quarters going up, 43-30. Saltillo Coach Bill Giles said the Lady Lions played uninspired and shot really poorly. He added he hoped the Lady Lions would start playing better ball at their next game on Thursday. Tuesday the Lady Lions were led in scoring by Chandler Bain with 13 points. Allie Lane had 9 points, Anna Reeder scored 7 points, Brittney Peeples had 5 points and Julianna Giles and Kristina Wade scored 3 points each. The Lady Lions season record is now 8-4. The Lady Lions play next at a Dodd City tournament on Thursday against North Lamar at 2:30 p.m. and against Sam Rayburn at 5:30 p.m.

Author: Matt Janson

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