High school basketball: Airline, Bossier boys win in Paul Millsap Classic


The Airline Vikings and Bossier Bearkats posted victories in the annual Paul Millsap Classic on Saturday at BPCC.

Airline defeated Lafayette St. Thomas More 71-60 behind Trent Ivy’s 24 points. Ivy was named the game’s MVP.

Bossier got 19 points from game MVP Jacoby Decker in a 69-67 victory over defending Division IV state champ Lafayette Christian.

Dante Bell added 15 points, Tim King 12 and Kaalas Roots nine.

Airline improved to 3-0. Bossier is 5-1.

Bossier and Airline face off in boys and girls games Tuesday night at Airline. The girls game starts at 6 and will be followed by the boys.

The Lady Kats are off to a 2-1 start. The Lady Vikings are 3-2.

In other boys and girls games Tuesday night, Benton hosts Parkway and Haughton visits North DeSoto.

Plain Dealing hosts Gibsland-Coleman in boys and girls games Monday night.

The Haughton Jack Clayton Invitational and Bossier Lady Kats tournaments begin Wednesday.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com