The Airline Lady Vikings fell to the Barbe Lady Bucs 7-1 in the first round of the Division I state soccer playoffs on Thursday in Lake Charles.
The No. 21 seed Lady Vikings closed a solid season 9-13-1. Barbe (18-9-4), the No. 12 seed, visits No. 5 Acadiana, which received a bye, in the second round.
Junior Lindsay Donlan scored Airline’s goal on a penalty kick.
Two parish teams are scheduled to be in action Friday.
In a Division I girls first-round game, No. 10 seed Parkway (10-12-4) faces No. 23 Cabrini (5-11-1) at 4 p.m. at Tinsley Park. The game was originally scheduled for Centenary’s Mayo Field.
In a Division III boys first-round game, No. 9 Bossier (12-5-1) plays No. 24 International High School of New Orleans (4-6-1) at 6 p.m. at Tinsley Park.
Benton, the No. 14 seed, opens the Division II boys playoffs Saturday with a 4 p.m. game against No. 19 Helen Cox (13-5-3) at Tinsley Park.
The Benton Lady Tigers (17-8-3) received a first-round bye and will host the Parkway-Cabrini winner in the second round next week.
— Russell Hedges, email@example.com