Lufkin used a big fourth rally to score a 56-48 win over Richardson Berkner in a Class 6A area basketball playoff game on Friday at Tyler Junior College’s Wagstaff Gymnasium.

The Panthers advance to meet Dallas Skyline next week in regional quarterfinals play.

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Class 6A Area Playoff

Lufkin 56, Richardson Berkner 48

Lufkin 10 5 16 25 - 56

Berkner 14 8 10 16 - 48

LUFKIN-Courtnee Garcia, 10; Kordell Rodgers, 9; Chris Thompson, 9; Kevonte Hurts, 9; James Jefferson, 2; Ja’Courtney Calvin, 4; Nick Wilson, 4; Jeremiah Davis, 9.

RICHARDSON BERKNER-Steven Samuels, 2; Zantorious Bickom, 14; Rasha Jackson, 4; Misiel Teklai, 4; Brenden Determann, 7; Matt Wilson, 1; Ahmed Koko, 5; Russell Barlow, 11.

THREE POINT GOALS-L: Garica (3), Rodgers, Thompson (2), Davis. RB: Koko.

RECORDS-Lufkin 23-12; Richardson Berkner 20-13.

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