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High school baseball: Airline, Benton get tournament wins; Haughton routs Loyola


The Airline Vikings and Benton Tigers won games in the Monroe-area Trey Altick Memorial Tournament Friday, and the Haughton Bucs continued their strong start with a victory.

Airline defeated St. Charles 5-3, and Benton edged Tioga 8-7.

Haughton routed Loyola 11-1 in the second of a three-game series at Haughton.

Elsewhere, Parkway fell to Zachary 6-3 in the Sulphur tournament.

Sophomore Carter White got the win for Airline (2-2).

Harrison Waxley went 3-for-4 with two RBI. He had the game-winning hit in the seventh.

Matthew Scripture went 3-for-4. Caleb Hemmings went 2-for-4.

Brady Blaylock led Benton (3-1-2), going 4-for-4 with two RBI. Bryson Pierce went 2-for-3 and also struck out eight in four innings.

At Haughton, sophomore Gary Rondeau struck out 13 in the five-inning game. He allowed just two hits and walked three.

Jackson Voigt went 2-for-2. Caleb Brown went 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Roman Tolbert and Austin Anderson had two RBI each.

Haughton improved to 6-1. The series concludes Saturday at 1 p.m. at Loyola.

Shawn Driggers went 2-for-3 with a triple for Parkway (2-4). Zach Schoenborn had two RBI.

Starter Cade Josting allowed five hits and three earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.

Plain Dealing picked up its first win Thursday, defeating Arcadia 12-2 at Arcadia. The Lions lost to Delhi Charter 20-0 in the Downsville tournament Friday.

Note: The above report is based on information provided by coaches or available on teams’ official GameChanger accounts or social media.

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