Several teams were recent non-district basketball action with the following scores report.

Saltillo splits recent games

The Saltillo varsity girls and boys split recent basketball games.

In Monday home competition the Lady Lions JV won, 35-15 over Celeste.

Danielle Ross was the top scorer with 14. Others include: Trinity White, 8; McKenna Gurley, 7; Brianna Tawil, Reagan Spier, Ofelia Cabrera and Biana Castro, 2 points each.

Celeste won the varsity game, 47-38. Chandler Bain had high points honors with 15. Other scorers were: Brittney Peeples, 10; Jocelyn Ochoa, 6; Lorena Castro, 4; Anna Reeder and Maddy Smith, 2 each.

In boys action Monday, the Lions were downed, 74-63 by Liberty-Eylau despite Chris Boekhort scoring 24 points. Matthew Gurley added 17; Ben Moore, 9; Levi Hoover and Edi Olayo, 5 each; Andrew Redburn added 4 points.

The Saltillo boys JV fell by a 37-12 final. Scorers were: Jayden Holloway, 8; Keith Hirkland and Antonio Brown scored 2 apiece.

Saltillo won the Tuesday boys home varsity game over Como-Pickton, 50-32. 

Boekhorst led the way with 20; Gurley scored 12; Moore, 5; Hoover, 4; Redburn, 3; and Olayo, 2 points.

The Como-Pickton junior varsity team won, 37-26. Scorers for Saltillo were: Holloway with 15; Stephen Marroquin, 6; Cale Hoover, 4; and Antonio Brown, 1 point.

The Saltillo girls JV won 29-10 over Rivercrest in the Rivercrest Classic on Tuesday.

Scorers include: Ross, 14;?Tawil, 6; Spier, 4; McKenna Gurley, 3; and Castro, 2 points.


Miller Grove scores reported

The Hornets took the lead early and held on for a 59-52 varsity boys basketball win over Campbell Monday.

Isaiah Billingsley scored 21 to pace Miller Grove. Other scorers were: Kobe Robertson with 12 and Treyron Andree, 10; Matt Brignon had 6 with Grant Sharp and Grant Earp scoring 5 each.

Also on Monday, the Lady Hornets split varsity girls basketball games.

Miller Grove won 38-17 over James Bowie. Jorja Bessonett scored 13 points. Other scorers were: Harli Watson, 9; Rosa Schones, 8; Cassidy Seaney, 6; and Alexa Pelerose added 2 points.

Miller Grove’s JV won 21-4 over James Bowie. Scorers included: Layni Burnett, 8; Kayli Brignon, 6; Summer Coker, 5; and Addison Stanton, 2 points.

Campbell scored a 64-37 win over the MG varsity girls in other recent action. Schones paced the Lady Hornets with 12; Watson and Kamryn Hall scored 8 each; Pelerose, 5; Bessonett and Lauren Bullard scored 2 each.

Miller Grove fell Campbell’s junior varsity, 23-21. Scorers for MG include: Brignon, 8; Burnett, 5; and 4 each from Kaley Dorantes and Stanton.

In Tuesday boys’ competition, the Hornets were edged 52-48 by the Tyler Heat.

Robertson was high point with 20 for Miller Grove. Other scorers were: Billingsley, 15; Sharp, 8; Earp, 3; and Andree with 2 points.

Sports Editor

Don Wallace is a member of the news team at Sulphur Springs News-Telegram and is the sports editor. He may be reached by calling 903-885-8663 or emailing him at

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