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High school baseball: Parkway, Haughton get wins on Day 2 of Nathan George tournament; Airline, Bossier post victories


Louisiana had the upper hand on the second day of the Nathan George Louisiana Texas Shootout on Friday.

Parkway defeated Atlanta, Texas, 10-5 and Elysian Fields 4-3 at Parkway. Haughton defeated Longview, Texas, Spring Hill 5-1 at Haughton.

Evangel defeated Elysian Fields, Texas, 10-4 and lost to Atlanta 4-1.

The event concludes Saturday.

Airline opened its season with a 6-5 victory over Neville in Monroe.

Bossier defeated North Caddo 3-2 in a five-inning game at North Caddo.

At Parkway, Christian Vicknair went 3-for-4 with two RBI in the Panthers’ victory over Atlanta. Cade Josting and Trenton Lape had two hits each. Hayden Knotts had a double.

The Panthers (3-1) scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Elysian Fields. Trenton DeFatta led off with a double. After two walks and an out, courtesy runner Cade Johns scored on a passed ball.

Parkway won despite getting just two hits, including a Peyton Lewis double. The Panthers took advantage of nine walks and three errors. Josting and Brady Norcross had one RBI each. 

Josting started on the mound. He allowed four hits and three earned runs. Lewis allowed one hit over the final three innings for the win.

At Haughton, CJ McWilliams went 4-for-4 with a triple and two RBI as the Bucs improved to 2-1. Peyton Stovall went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI.

Carter Griffin also had two hits.

Jacob Hernandez pitched a four-hitter with just one walk.

At Neville, Airline scored two runs in the top of the seventh to take the 6-5 lead.

Cole Tabor, Bryson Connell and Will Tynes had singles in the seventh. Harrison Waxley had a double.

Connell, Tabor and Seth Gander had two hits apiece. One of Tabor’s was a double.

Vikings’ starter Tynes pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowing four hits and two earned runs. Hunter Whiteside gave up one hit and struck out four in 2 1/3 innings of relief.

At North Caddo, Coleman Beeson went 2-for-2 with two RBI in Bossier’s victory.

Jamaal Brooks went 2-for-3. 

Beeson allowed three hits in four innings for the win. The Bearkats improved to 2-1.

Brooks and Beeson had back-to-back singles in the top of the fifth. Beeson’s scored courtesy runner Marvin Martinez with the go-ahead run.

NOTE: The above report is based on information on teams’ GameChanger accounts.

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