At Kingston

Coalgate 41, Kingston 37

COALGATE ........................ 6 7 7 21 — 41

KINGSTON...........................15 10 3 9 — 37

Coalgate: Daniel Stingley 27, Steve DeLay 8, Chieftain Camp 4, Shawn Linton 2.

Kingston: Garrett Bishop 17, Brent Cavitt 7, Craig Cavitt 4, Will Savage 4, Robert Thomas 3, Bobby McAdoo 1, Joseph Connell 1.

3-point goals: Stingley 3, Camp (C); Bishop 2, Craig Cavitt, Thomas (K).

Fouled Out: Craig Cavitt (K).

Highlights: Coalgate’s outstanding guard/forward Daniel Stingley poured in 12 points in the fourth quarter as the Wildcats went on a 21-9 run to take home the win. Stingley had 18 in the second half and a game-high 27. Coalgate sputtered in the first half and trailed 25-13.

Coach’s quote: “We came out rusty after the Christmas break. We finally played a solid fourth quarter and our defense saved us in the end. We’re going to have to play much better Friday night against Atoka if we hope to win.” — Coalgate head coach Jack Ward.

Records: Coalgate 7-3.

Next: Coalgate at Atoka Friday.

At OSD (Sulphur)

Mill Creek 78, OSD 29

MILL CREEK....................15 18 25 20 — 78

OSD.........................................6 10 8 5 — 29

Mill Creek: Brandon Stephens 19, Toby Blevins 14, Josh Courtney 14, Bud Beratto 9, Stephen McCracken 8, Niki Walker 8, Kenny Haymes 4, Brian Gordon 2.

OSD: Samuel Fewel 11, J. R. Shields 7, Melvin McKee 5, Michael Barnhardt 3, Shane Jenkins 2, Caleb Miller 1.

3-point goals: Stephens 4, Blevins 2, Courtney, Beratto, Walker (M).

Fouled Out: None.

Highlights: Mill Creek jumped out to a 33-16 halftime lead and never looked back as they improved to 11-2 on the season. Brandon Stephens lead all scorers with 19, while Toby Blevins and Josh Courtney added 14 each.

Coach’s quote: “We played pretty well considering it was our first game since the break. Brandon Stephens had an outstanding game. In fact, our entire team played well. We just have to keep improving as we head toward the playoffs.” — Mill Creek head coach Kent Vernon.

Records: Mill Creek 11-2.

Next: Victory Life at Mill Creek Thursday.

At Alex Longhorn Classic

First Round

Stratford 87, Ninnekah 47

NINNEKAH........................9 18 12 8 — 47

STRATFORD....................18 33 20 16 — 87

NINNEKAH: Jake Bedoka 18, Jerrod Haskell 11, Kelcee Turpin 10, Colin Lowe 5, Joe Smirl 3.

STRATFORD: Garan Qualls 24, T. J. Gaines 24, David Stoliby 15, Jeremy Lavorchek 9, Brian Carter 7, Greg Ayers 6, Jessey Cofia 2.

3-point goals: Bedoka 3, Turpin 2, Haskell (N), Qualls 6, Carter 2, Gaines 2, Lavorchek (S).

Fouled Out: Haskell (N).

NOTEWORTHY: Garan Qualls continued his hot scoring, and Jeremy Lavorchek came within a point of a triple double with nine points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. T. J. Gaines had 24 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Brian Carter had eight rebounds to go with nine points in the victory, Stratford’s sixth straight. The Bulldogs also got 15 points from David Stoliby and outrebounded Ninnekah, 44-28.

COACH’S QUOTE: “The first game after the Christmas break is always a little scary — you never know what you’re going to get. The kids played hard.” — Stratford coach Mark Qualls.

Records: Stratford 7-1.

Next Up: Stratford vs. OKC Knights at 5:45 p.m. Friday.

At Butner

Allen 72, Butner 68 (OT)

ALLEN .......................16 13 17 20 6 — 72

BUTNER......................18 18 18 12 2 — 68

ALLEN: Brandon Postoak 17, Corby King 16, Preston Frazier 16, Chris Thyne 12, Brandon Ross 6, Justin Stephens 5.

BUTNER: Whisnant 24, Ogden 13, Lemmons 13, John Johnson 8, Josh Johnson 4, Borges 4, Grove 2.

3-point goals: Postoak, Ross, Stephens (A), Whisnant 3, John Johnson 2, Ogden (B).

Fouled Out: John Johnson (B).

NOTEWORTHY: Brandon Postoak scored a season-high 17 points and added three steals as Allen snapped a four-game losing streak. Corby King and Preston Frazier had 16 points apiece and Chris Thyne added 12 for the Mustangs, who used a 20-12 advantage in the fourth quarter to force overtime (on a Postoak layup as time expired) and outscored Butner, 6-2, in the extra period. Frazier had four points and Postoak added two in overtime.

COACH’S QUOTE:“We missed some easy shots early in the game and got down early, but we played hard in the second half. Our defense picked up in the fourth quarter. It was nice to get a win after losing four straight.” — Allen coach Monte Johnson.

Records: Allen 6-4.

Next Up: Allen at Wanette Friday.


At Kingston

Coalgate 64, Kingston 33

COALGATE....................16 18 16 14 — 64

KINGSTON........................9 6 10 8 — 33

COALGATE: Mallory Walker 20, Megan Simms 9, Teran Mixon 7, Becca Crow 7, Lauren Sandman 6, Jamaica Pebworth 6, Kalee Pebworth 5, Shelby Austin 2, Josie Soukup 2.

KINGSTON: McClain 11, Savage 6, Roberson 4, Armstrong 4, Bull 3, Britt 3, Monroe 2.

3-point goals: Mixon, Crow (C), Bull (K).

Fouled Out: None

NOTEWORTHY: Sophomore center Mallory Walker had her fourth 20-plus effort of the season and added six rebounds to lead the seventh-ranked Lady Wildcats to their 10th straight win. Coalgate shot a season-best free throw percentage (10-for-13) and shot 50 percent (26-of-52) from the field. The Lady Wildcats also forced 31 turnovers and outrebounded Kingston, 33-22.

COACH’S QUOTE: “We finally shot some free throws. We played with a lot of intensity. I thought we played pretty well for our first game back. The kids came out and got after them defensively and that made for a lot of easy transition buckets.” — Coalgate coach Jim Jenson.

Records: 10-0.

Next Up: Coalgate at Atoka Friday.

At Butner

Allen 44, Butner 17

ALLEN...............................10 18 13 3 — 44

BUTNER..............................0 8 6 3 — 17

ALLEN: Kelsey Gee 14, Lorissa Skelton 12, Jerrica Mullicane 6, Brittnea Nemecek 6, Danli Mills 3, Josie Bias 2, Natasha Harris 1.

BUTNER: James 8, Hill 3, Gilbert 2, Cheatwood 2, Parker 2.

3-point goals: Mills (A).

Fouled Out: Gee, Nemecek (A).

NOTEWORTHY: Kelsey Gee had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Lorissa Skelton had 12 points and added five steals as Allen improved to 9-1. Brittnea Nemecek also had three blocked shots to go with six points in the win. The Lady Mustangs had 18 steals and grabbed 24 turnovers in cruising to their fourth straight victory.

COACH’S QUOTE: “I thought we played pretty well to be coming out of the Christmas holidays. We had some turnovers early but I’m looking forward to the second half. Lorissa Skelton and Brittnea Nemecek both had good games.” — Allen coach Greg Mills.

Records: Allen 9-1.

Next Up: Allen at Wanette Friday.