Saltillo Lions Win

Over Yantis Owls

From John Carlisle


The Saltillo Lions took over sole possession of 2nd place of District 24-A with a 73-64 win over the Yantis owls Friday night.

Lane Bench scored 14 of his team high 32 points in the 4th quarter including 8 for  8 from the free throw line to lead the way. Bench also had 8 assists..

Jonathon Van Holten added 22 points and 12 rebounds, while Mathew Gurley chipped in 16. Walker McGill added 2 and Trevor Moore added 1.

Jayden Modeale led all scorers with 34, Logan Glenn and Lucas Cerretani had 11 a piece, Bradley Potts chipped in 4, ? Scott had 3 and Tucker Hathcoat had 2.

The Lions will be back in action Tuesday as they travel to Avinger to take on the 2nd ranked Indians.

The State Ranked Lady Lions ran their District record to 7-0 with a 64-14 win over the Yantis lady Owls.

Paula Boekhorst led the way with 18 points and 15 rebounds, Madison Simmons added 12, Ana Gallegods chipped in 11 points and 10 assists. Tori Mobley had 9, Malori Hogue had 6,Melissa Groenwald added 4, rainy English and Shelby Matlock 2 a piece.

The Lady Owls  were led by Montana Wetzel with 12 and Ashten Burnett had 2.

The Lady Lions will be back in action Tuesday when they travel to Avinger for a 6pm contest.