Saltillo Lions Take Area Championship
With Win Over Goodrich, Friday Night
From Coach Bill Giles
The Saltillo Lions advanced to the Area Round and "met-up" with Goodrich, on Friday night, February 24th, at Jacksonville College. The Lions trailed following the first quarter of play 15-10, but outscored Goodrich, but one-point, in the second quarter to trail by only four points at the halftime intermisison. An explosive third and fourth quarter, where the Lions added
an impressive 37 points, put Saltillo over the top for the Area Championship. The Lions will play #4 ranked Douglass, on Tuesday night, in Wagstaff Gym, in Tyler, Game time is 6:30 p.m.
Area Play-Off Game at Jacksonville College Fri. Feb 24
Saltillo 10 19 17 20=67
Goodrich 15 18 9 13=55
Saltillo Scoring: Hunter Holder 33, Brock Giles 15, Nick Boekhorst 8, Chase Richey 4, Tyler Davison 3, Cade Daniels 1
Area Champions Record 25-8 currently ranked 16th
Regional Quarterfinals: vs Douglas ranked #4 (two of their 3 losses to #1 ranked Laneville) UT-Tyler Gym 6:30 Tuesday--Feb. 28
Congratulations, Saltillo Lions!!!