AFTON — The Kansas girls made a statement Monday night.

The Lady Comets, returning four starters from a team that reached the Class 3A semifinals last year, crushed Summit Christian 122-23 in the first round of the 21st annual Afton Coca-Cola Classic.

That marked the third time in four years that a team has broken the century mark in an opening-round game.

Preston’s boys smashed Ketchum 118-37 in the first-round last year.

Afton’s girls rolled to a 105-21 victory over Bluejacket in the first round of the 2005 tournament.

Eight players scored in double figures for the third-ranked Lady Comets, who got points from all 14 players who got into the game.

In the other girls’ first-round game, Oklahoma Union blasted Bluejacket 72-30.

On the boys’ side, it was Summit Christian 46, Kansas 36, and Oklahoma Union 73, Bluejacket 26.

Today’s schedule finds the Fairland girls facing Quapaw at 4 p.m., the Colcord and Fairland boys squaring off at 5:30 p.m., the Afton girls battling Colcord at 7 p.m. and the Afton boys meeting Quapaw at 8:30 p.m.

Four more games are on tap for Thursday with another four on Friday.

The tournament wraps up Saturday night.

Kansas’ girls jumped out to a 33-2 lead in the first quarter and coasted into the half with a 60-11 margin.

The Lady Comets continued to pour it on in the third quarter with a 32-6 edge.

Kansas “only” scored 30 points in the fourth quarter.

Kelsey Barnwell had a game-high 20 points for the Lady Comets. Kortni Kendrich, Keely Kerns and Courtney Baker scored 16 apiece and Brooke Panther netted 14.

Shanoah Smoke finished with 13 points and Brittany Lamont and Lissa Bearpaw added 12 each.

Deanna Few scored 17 points for Summit Christian.

Oklahoma Union girls 72, Bluejacket 30

The Lady Cougars jumped out to a 21-9 lead in the first quarter then held an 18-11 edge in the second quarter.

They broke the game open in the second half by outscoring Bluejacket 23-5 and 10-5.

Sunny Smart had 18 points and Gibson added 14 for the Lady Cougars.

Cheyanne Hall scored nine points for the Lady Chieftains.

Oklahoma Union boys 73, Bluejacket 26

Three players scored in double figures for the Cougars.

Erick Green had a game-high 16 points while Kyle Moore and Ross Allison chipped in with 12 apiece.

Oklahoma Union jumped out to a 26-7 first-quarter lead and stretched that to 48-11 by intermission.

The Cougars outscored Bluejacket 14-8 and 11-7 over the final two frames.

Skylar Humble had six points and Josh Williams added five for the Chieftains.

Summit Christian 46, Kansas 36

Summit Christian opened up a 31-16 lead heading into the fourth quarter but Kansas made things interesting with a 20-15 edge over the last eight minutes.

Girls

Kansas, Okla.    33    27    32    30 — 122

Summit Christian    2    9    6    6 —   23

Kansas — Barnwell 20, Kendrich 16, Kerns 16, Baker 16, Panther 14, Smoke 13, Lamont 12, Bearpaw 12, Sharp 5, Foreman 4, Sapp 4, Davis 2, Adams 2, Thomason 2.

Summit Christian — Few 17, Brown 4, Lenard 2.

3-point goals — Sharp 1, Barnwell 2, Baker 1, Few 4.

Oklahoma Union    21    18    23    10 — 72

Bluejacket    9    11    5    5 — 30

Oklahoma Union — Smart 18, Gibson 14, Stacy 8, Gagan 7, Pitts 7, Green 4, Benson 3, Garrison 2, Ott 1, McGee 1.

Bluejacket — Hall 9, Langley 7, Brigstock 5, Steele 3, Winfrey 2, Martin 2, Ayres 2.

3-point goals — Gagan 2, Stacy 2, Smart 2,

Boys

Kansas, Okla.    7    9    0    20 — 36

Summit Christian    15    12    4    15 — 46

Kansas — Cochran 11, Williams 5, Lewis 5, Lankston 4, Nofire 3, Cowan 2, Fausett 2, Kendricks 2, Duncan 2.

Summit Christian — Kanipe 19, Migliore 12, Smith 4, Sherwood 4, Moyer 3, Lloyd 2, Beck 2.

3-point goals — Williams 1, Nofire 1, Migliore 2.

Oklahoma Union    26    22    14    11 — 73

Bluejacket    7    4    8    7 —  26

Oklahoma Union — Green 16, Moore 12, Allison 12, Kuehn 9, Anderson 8, Holt 5, Hill 4, Hewitt 2, Smith 2, Rizor 2, Hammons 1.

Bluejacket — Humble 6, Williams 5, Prine 4, Root 4, Ayres 2, Woodall 2, Bible 2, Josperse 1,.

3-point goals — Anderson 1, Williams 1.

Erick Green had a game-high 16 points while Kyle Moore and Ross Allison chipped in with 12 apiece.

Oklahoma Union jumped out to a 26-7 first-quarter lead and stretched that to 48-11 by intermission.

The Cougars outscored Bluejacket 14-8 and 11-7 over the final two frames.

Skylar Humble had six points and Josh Williams added five for the Chieftains.