Forecasted severe weather for late Friday prompts earlier start times for some games involving parish teams

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The potential for severe weather late Friday has resulted in earlier starts for several boys and girls basketball games involving Bossier Parish schools.

The Airline-Haughton and Benton-Captain Shreve games have been pushed up an hour.

The Airline-Haughton girls game will start at 5 and be followed by the boys. The games are at Haughton.

The Benton-Shreve girls game will also start at 5 and be followed by the boys. The games are at Shreve.

Benton (15-3, 3-0) and Shreve (11-5, 3-0) will be battling for sole possession of first place in District 1-5A in the girls game.

The start of the Wossman-Bossier girls game at Bossier has been moved up 30 minutes to 5:30. The boys game will follow.

Bossier (20-3) and Wossman (19-2) are ranked first and second, respectively, in the latest Class 3A boys power rankings. The Wildcats defeated the Bearkats 67-61 in Monroe on Nov. 27.

The Parkway-Southwood games at Southwood will start at 5:30 with the girls game followed by the boys.

A Bossier boys soccer game has also been moved up an hour to 4.

NOTE: Report start time changes and/or postponements to rhedges@bossierpress.com.