SEMINOLE — Dayton Jackson racked up 12 points, 11 rebounds and six steals Friday night, propelling Seminole to a 57-36 triumph over Stroud.
Jaxon Bond was Seminole’s high scorer with 16 and Cepado Wilkins recorded 12. Trevor Brinker came in with 11.
“We shot the ball poorly but made up with effort plays,” Seminole coach Josh Edenborough said.
The Chieftains held a 27-13 halftime advantage.
Seminole, 7-1 and ranked 15th in Class 4A, will oppose Cushing Thursday at 12:20 in the opening round of the Stroud Tournament.
Stroud, up just 36-34 after three quarters, outscored Seminole 18-7 down the stretch for a 54-41 victory.
Katlyn Hughey netted 21 points for the visitors while teammates Jadyn Young and Kylee Newman chipped in with 16 and 10 respectively.
For Seminole, 1-7, Abby Carter was the leading scorer with eight. Anna Andrews added seven while Hayden Harjo and Kennedy Coker notched six apiece.
Carter, Andrews and Kat Childers had one 3-point field goal each. Young hit two treys for Stroud.
Seminole was 10 of 15 from the line. Stroud was 17 of 26.
Seminole’s next action will be Thursday, Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. versus Cushing at the Stroud Tournament.
Note: report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.