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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Rolls Over Union Hill Friday, 69-33

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The Saltillo Lions got another impressive district win, 69-33 against Union Hill Friday, February 5.

The Lions started rather slowly and led Union Hill only 13-9 after one quarter. Saltillo outscored Union Hill, 18-7 in the second quarter to make it 31-16 at the half. The Lions had a big third quarter scoring 27 to Union Hill’s 7 and it was 58-23 after the third period. The Lions also just outscored Union Hill 11-10 in the fourth quarter.

The Lions remain unbeaten in district play at 8-0. They are 15-7 for the season and are ranked #13 in Class 1A in a TABC Poll.

Friday Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 29 points. David Whitworth had 18 points, Andrew Redburn scored 9 points, Gunner Tarver added 7 points and Colton McGill and Colby McCoy had 3 points each.

On Tuesday, the Lions host Avery on Senior Night.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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