Girls basketball: Airline, Plain Dealing get district wins; Bossier drops Lakeview


The Airline Lady Vikings used a strong second half to defeat the Parkway Lady Panthers 36-28 in District 1-5A girls basketball action Friday night at Parkway.

Elsewhere in 1-5A, Haughton fell to Byrd 44-38 at Haughton and Southwood defeated Captain Shreve 62-45.

Southwood leads the district at 4-0. Captain Shreve and Evangel are 2-1. Airline is 2-2. Haughton and Byrd are 1-2. Parkway is 0-4.

District 1-1A leader Plain Dealing improved to 13-5 and 4-0 with a 58-13 rout of Ringgold at home.

In a non-district contest, Bossier picked up a 43-34 road victory over Lakeview.

At Parkway, the Lady Panthers led 14-12 at the half. But Airline held Parkway to just two points in the third quarter and took a 25-16 lead into the fourth.

Parkway got as close as four but Airline ended the threat with four straight points.

At Haughton, Morgan Buxton hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points to lead Haughton. Inez Green added eight points and Keena Barber had seven.

The Lady Bucs led 18-16 at the half, but the Lady Jackets took a three-point lead into the fourth.

At Plain Dealing, Dra Briggs and Hershey Stumon led the Lady Lions with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Draunatika Thomas added nine.

Bossier improved to 13-4 with the win over Lakeview.

— Russell Hedges,