BANGS — The Bangs Dragons improved to 9-6 on the season with Tuesday night’s 50-41 home victory over Dublin.

The Dragons led 10-4 after one quarter, 25-19 at halftime and 37-30 heading into the fourth quarter.

Dalton Johnson scored a team-high 20 points for the Dragons followed by 12 from Brayden James, six from Keegan Hall, five from Darius Gant, four from Colt McBee, two from Josh San Juan and one point from Cameron Castillo.

The Dragons host Lampasas at 7 p.m. Friday.

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BLANKET 52, CROSS PLAINS 40

BLANKET — The Blanket Tigers dominated the fourth period and upended the Cross Plains Buffaloes, 52-40, Tuesday night.

Blanket led 14-12 after one quarter and 29-23 at halftime, but fell behind 35-34 heading into the fourth period, where the Tigers allowed just five points.

Blake Hood paced Blanket with 24 points followed by Aaron Martinez with 12, Rodolfo Valle with five, Eddie Hernandez and Jordan Chasteen with four each and Toby Florence with three points.

The Tigers host Huckabay in their pre-district finale Friday.

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PANTHER CREEK 51, BROOKESMITH 46

BROOKESMITH — The Brookesmith Mustangs slipped to 0-3 in District 16-A action and 2-11 overall with a 51-46 loss to Panther Creek Tuesday night.

The Mustangs led 14-10 after one quarter, but fell behind 25-24 at halftime and were in a 42-32 hole heading to the fourth period.

Devin Eason poured in 27 points for the Mustangs followed by Ryder Nelson with seven, Tanner Nunn with five, Phoenix Burns with four, Travis Crouch with two and Cade Stephens with one.

Brookesmith will visit Menard Friday night.