Prep basketball scores and  highlights.

Tague Hinkley scored a game-high 33 points to lead Thackerville to a 66-56 win over Dustin in Area IV Regional play.

The senior hit three 3-pointers for the Wildcats (17-6), who will play the winner of Stuart and Red Oak on Thursday at 3 at McAlester.

“I told them all year long, we might start off slow,” Thackerville coach Cody McCage said. “But by the time the playoffs come around we’ll play well.”

T.J. Richey chipped in with 12 points for Thackerville.

Madill 53      Byng 32
MADILL — Ahead by only one at halftime, Madill turned it up on offense in the second half against Byng in District 4 play.

Madill, led by Alex Mendoza’s 13 points, outscored Byng 37-17 in the second half for the blowout victory.

Jose Flores and Daniel Lamm chipped in with 10 and nine points, respectively for the Wildcats (20-3).

Madill will play Newcastle at 8 on Thursday in the opening round of regionals.

Healdton 70 Wynnewood 47
HEALDTON — Billy Benitez scored 17 points to lead all players, but the Bulldogs got a balanced effort, with five players in double figures in a blowout of Wynnewood on Saturday.

“Late in the year, we gelled great as a unit,” Healdton coach Dax Trent said. “Everybody has one ultimate goal to win and that’s indicative of our balance.

“It’s good to be a district champion. It’s always good to come in first in a two-man race.”

JoJo Franklin added 16 points for the Bulldogs (16-8) and J.J. Montaie, Garrett Jenkins and Keith Wright each scored 10.

Headlton will play Dibble in the first round of regionals Thursday at 8.

Bethel 73 Dickson 40
DICKSON — Trailing only by seven at halftime, Dickson (14-9) scored only 10 points in the second half in an Area IV District 2 loss to Bethel.

Chris Ryan and Reece Riggle combined for 30 of the Comets’ 40 points, as leading scorer Nick Bean was battling an illness and only scored three points.

Bethel hit nine 3-pointers and was 8-of-10 from the free-throw line.

Latta 67        Davis 45
LATTA — Six players scored five points or more for Davis, but the Wolves dug a 14-point hole going into halftime.

Turner Fox led Davis (7-16) with eight points. John Collette, Grant Couch and Grant Hetherington each scored six for the Wolves.

Thackerville 59 Wapanucka 40
KIOWA — An 18-4 first quarter advantage all but assured Thackerville a win against Wapanucka in regional play Friday.

Hunter McCage scored 20 points to lead eight Wildcat scorers.

Wapanucka didn’t score more than seven points in a quarter until the final period. By then, Thackerville led 49-17.


Lone Grove 48 Pauls Valley 41
PAULS VALLEY — Down 22-19 at halftime, Lone Grove outscored Pauls Valley 18-11 in the fourth quarter to win its Area I District 7 matchup.

Kristen Moyers had 15 points to lead seven Longhorns in the scoring column. Candace Dean and Kim Jones added six points each for the Longhorns (8-14).

Lone Grove will play Bishop McGuinness in the first round of regional play on Thursday.

Byng 56        Madill 44
MADILL — Madill fought back from a 17-4 first-quarter deficit, but couldn’t keep up with Byng for four quarters.

Down 13 points entering the second quarter, the Wildcats pulled to within one and were only down eight at the break.

Byng, however, made 10-of-10 from the free-throw line and the Wildcats (15-8) could only convert 9-of-17. Madill was outscored 16-10 in the final period.

Nichole Bates led Madill with 20 points. Madill will play Tuttle in the first round of regionals at Newcastle on Thursday at 1:30.

Healdton 60 Wynnewood 21
HEALDTON — Four Bulldogs scored in double figures as Healdton routed Wynnewood on Saturday night to advance to regional play.

“We talked about raising our level of play,” Healdton coach Jeff Brown said. “We did a great job defensively even though we didn’t shoot the ball well.”

Healdton’s Whitney Wright saw limited action because of an ankle injury suffered in practice on Wednesday. When she was in, Wright led all scorers with 18 points.

Backing her up were Katie Fletcher (14 points), Aundie Pemberton(11) and Kadan Brady (10).
Healdton will play Rush Springs on Thursday at 6:30 at Dibble.

Bethel 39 Dickson 33
DICKSON — Tied 15-15 at halftime, Bethel outscored Dickson 24-18 in the second half to win on Friday.

Tory Dwyer led Dickson with 11 points. Dara Gray and Juliann Jantz each scored seven for the Comets (13-10) who will play the loser of Seminole and Tecumseh in the first round of theregional tournament.

Sulphur 61 Lexington 27
SULPHUR — Three Sulphur players scored in double figures and the Bulldogs raced out to a 19-8 first-quarter lead in a rout of Lexington.

Kelli Leveridge led all scorers with 14 points, and Jantzen Jolly and Rylee Rackley chipped in with 13 points each for Sulphur (16-7).

Leading 36-18 at halftime, Sulphur didn’t let up, holding Lexington to single digits in each of the final two periods.

Pittsburg 62 Thackerville 30
KIOWA — Down 10 at halftime, Thackerville couldn’t keep up with a hot shooting Pittsburg team in the Area IV Regionals.

“I thought we had a good year,” Thackerville coach Scott Wilson said. “We ended up winning the district championship, played two games in the regional tournament. It didn’t finish the way we wanted to, but I’m proud of the girls.”

The Wildcats finished 11-14 for the season.

Bray-Doyle 39 Wilson 18

VELMA — Bray-Doyle outscored Wilson 10-0 in the fourth quarter and the Eagles were bounced from the Area II Regional on Thursday.

Brittany Moore led Wilson with eight points but the Eagles had to fight their way out of a 24-8 halftime deficit.

They almost did with a 10-5 third quarter, but were shut out in the final period.

Scores not reported: boys, Lone Grove at Pauls Valley, Ringling at Walters, Lexington at Sulphur; girls, Davis at Latta, Ringling at Walters.