High school softball: Airline, Haughton, Benton, Parkway win tournament games Friday

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The Airline Lady Vikings, Haughton Lady Bucs, Benton Lady Tigers and Parkway Lady Panthers all split games in the Ouachita Parish tournament Friday.

The Lady Vikings defeated Caldwell Parish 8-1 and then fell to defending Class 5A state champion Ouachita Parish 24-9 in four innings.

The Lady Bucs defeated Stanley 12-3 and lost to Pineville 9-5.

The Lady Tigers defeated Neville 15-8 and lost to LaSalle 19-1.

The Lady Panthers defeated Beekman Charter 19-9 and lost to University Academy of Central Louisiana 7-3.

Airline sophomore Raelin Chaffin pitched a one-hitter and struck out 14 against Caldwell Parish.

Makenzie Chaffin went 3-for-4 with two triples and three RBI. Maddie Ennis had a home run, double and three RBI.

Jina Baffuto went 2-for-3.

Caroline Easom went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI against Ouachita Parish. Maddie Ennis had two doubles and two RBI.

Jessica Grubbs went 2-for-3 with two RBI. Jessica Baffuto had two hits.

Lexi Gray smacked a solo home run.

Haughton’s McKayla Burkart went 4-for-5 against Stanley. Shelby Hensley went 3-for-4.

Whitley Cannon has two hits, including a double. Reagan Jorstad and Brooklynn Bockhaus had two hits each. Mia McWilliams had a double.

Cannon got the win, allowing five hits while striking out five in five innings.

Madison Trujillo went 2-for-3 against Pineville. Bockhaus drove in two runs with a triple. Averi Phillips went 2-for-2.

Benton’s Emily Angelo had two hits, including a home run, and four RBI against Neville.

Olivia Oliphint went 2-for-3 with three RBI. Marissa Martin went 2-for-4 with a double. Winning pitcher Madison Wells and Joely Fletcher had two hits each.

Anna Claire Kratzer had a home run and three RBI.

Parkway’s Jorden Glanville smacked three doubles and drove in six runs against Beekman.

Maecy Ingram went 2-for-3 with a double. Kaleigh Deardoff had two hits and four RBI. Emily Wallace went 2-for-4. Faith Ingles had a double.

Megan Morway got the win.

Caitlyn Havis went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI against University Academy. Glanville had a double.

Thursday

In Thursday’s District 1-5A play, Airline kept its perfect district record intact with a hard-fought 5-1 victory over Haughton at Haughton and Parkway fell to Evangel Christian 16-1 at Evangel.

In a District 1-4A  doubleheader, Benton swept Booker T. Washington by scores of 15-0.

Raelin Chaffin pitched a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts against Haughton.

Jessica Baffuto had two hits, including a double. Ennis hit a two-run homer. Jina Baffuto had a double.

Haughton’s Reagan Jorstad homered in the first inning.

Airline leads the district at 4-0. Haughton (3-1) is one game back.

Wells had two hits in Benton’s Game 1 victory over BTW. Paige Haley has two, including a double, in the Game 2 victory.

Tayler Gonzalez pitched a three-inning no-hitter.

Benton improved to 6-1 in district. The Lady Tigers’ lone loss was against defending state champion North DeSoto 12-2 on Wednesday.