Salado Lady Eagles split their district games last week with a win over Llano and a road loss against the Burnet Lady Bulldogs Jan. 19.
Lorena 65 Lady Eagles 42 Lorena Lady Leopards exploded for 22 points in the second quarter to take a 37-17 lead over Salado, going on to win 65-42 on Jan. 4 in Lorena.
Salado goes 3-1 in Christmas break Thorndale Tournament The girls won the Consolation Prize in the Thorndale Tournament over the Christmas break, going 3-1 overall. The girls lost to Academy 37-48 and beat Caldwell, 50-18, Crawford, 35-24 and Rogers 40-35.
Salado 30 Gatesville 46 Salado Lady Eagles struggled through a two-point third quarter in a 30-46 loss on the road to the Gatesville Lady Hornets on Dec. 18.
Brownwood hands Salado 37-57 defeat Salado Lady Eagles lost to Brownwood 37-57 on Dec. 15 in a non-district basketball game.
Lady Eagles 48 China Spring 75 China Spring exploded for 22 points in the first quarter and never looked back in their 75-48 win over the Salado Lady Eagles at home Dec. 11.
Lady Eagles 50 Rogers 57 Rogers Lady Eagles beat the Salado Lady Eagles at home 57-50 on Dec. 8. Rogers led 19-8 at the end of the first and 33-21 at the half.
Salado loses to #6-ranked Liberty Hill Salado Lady Eagles took second place in the Coach Smith Memorial Tournament Dec. 3-5, losing to the #6-ranked Liberty Hill Lady Panthers in the championship game. Sarah Kelarek, Payton Dreitz, Brianna Washington and Kerrigan Hearne were named to the All Tournament Team.
Salado Lady Eagles sit atop district, going into their contest with the state-ranked Burnet Lady Bulldogs this week, after sweeping Taylor, Lampasas and Liberty Hill.
Lady Eagles breezing through competition Salado Lady Eagles have been on a tear lately, stretching a string of six September sweeps of their opponents, including Waco Connally on Sept. 22 and the Taylor Lady Ducks Sept. 25 to begin District 254A play.