The Benton boys opened the high school soccer season with a 5-0 victory over the Bossier Bearkats on Monday at Tinsley Park.

Jacob Garrett and Sean Loftin led Benton with two goals each. Max Kenyon scored one goal.

Cade Foster had three assists and Carter Parks one.

In a boys opener Tuesday night at Tinsley, Airline faces Northwood.

In girls games, Airline plays Evangel Christian, Benton faces Calvary and Haughton takes on Bossier.

The Airline Winter Soccer Classic, featuring 30 varsity and junior varsity boys teams from throughout Louisiana, is Thursday through Saturday at Freedom Fields. Airline, Bossier, Parkway and Benton are competing.

Bossier, Haughton and Airline are competing in the Southwood girls tournament Thursday through Saturday at Cargill Park.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com