The district champion Saltillo Lady Lions, ranked #11 in Class 1A, won a warm up game for the playoffs Thursday (February 13) defeating Lone Oak at Lone Oak, 55-31. As district champs, the Lady Lions get a bi-district bye. They will play next against the winner of a Throckmorton and Henrietta Midway game in the Area round with details to be determined. Thursday against Lone Oak, the Lady Lions got off to a good start leading 18-8 after the first quarter. Lone Oak outscored the Lady Lions, 9-8 in the second quarter but the Lady Lions still led 26-17 at halftime. The Lady Lions went up 45-23 after three quarters. The Lady Lions outscored Lone Oak, 10-8 in the fourth quarter to take the game, 55-31. Thursday Anna Reeder had a big game for the Lady Lions with 18 points. Jocelyn Ochoa and Julianna Giles had 8 points apiece. Kristina Wade scored 7 points. Chandler Bain added 6 points. Allie Lane scored 4 points. Brittney Peeples and Maddy Smith had 2 points each. The Lady Lions finished first in district with a 10-0 record. Their season record is now 29-7.
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