The Saltillo Lions Basketball Team, ranked #11 in Class 1A, remained unbeaten in district play as they were strong from the start in a 69-45 win over Sulphur Bluff Tuesday, January 19. The Lions charged out to a 20-14 first quarter advantage, led 42-26 at the half and 57-32 after three quarters. The Bears outscored the Lions 13-12 in the fourth quarter but that was not nearly enough.
The Lions are now 6-0 in district play and 11-7 for the season. Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 25 points. Andrew Redburn had 21 points. Gunner Tarver scored 12 points. David Whitworth added 9 points. Coy Collins had 2 points. The Lions were an impressive 8 of 9 from the free throw line in the game. The Lions take on Bloomburg Friday.