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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Continues Strong Play In District Games Friday

The Saltillo Lions Basketball Team rolled over Avery, 72-51, in a district game Friday, January 15.

The Lions got off to a good start and led 24-12 after one quarter. Avery reduced the deficit some in the second quarter but still trailed the Lions, 37-29 at the half. The Lions outscored Avery 35-22 in the second half to put the game away.

The Lions remain unbeaten in district play at 5-0 and their season record is now 10-7.

Against Avery, Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 29 points. Andrew Redburn added 12 points. Coy Collins and Gunner Tarver scored 11 points each. David Whitworth had 9 points. The Lions play Sulphur Bluff on Tuesday.

Author: Faith Huffman

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