Huntington celebration

The Huntington Devilettes celebrate Saturday’s playoff win. Huntington will continue the postseason later this week.

It was a big day for area basketball teams in the playoffs on Saturday as Huntington’s teams swept a pair of games while the Central Lady Bulldogs battled their way into the third round.

Huntington girls 63, Hitchcock 47 — Kaitlin Jinkins knocked down five 3-pointers in the first half on her way to a 21-point performance as the Huntington Devilettes rolled to a 63-47 win over the Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs in Class 3A Region III Area playoff action at Conroe’s Grand Oaks High School on Saturday afternoon.

Josh Havard’s email address is josh.havard@lufkindailynews.com.