High school basketball: Parkway, Benton tournaments set for this week


Parkway and Benton are hosting high school basketball tournaments this week.

The Barksdale Federal Credit Union Parkway High School Tournament features eight boys teams.

In first-round games Wednesday, Calvary Baptist faces Haughton at 5 p.m., Benton takes on Evangel Christian at 6:30 and Parkway plays Ringgold at 8. Airline plays Rayville in a first-round game Thursday at 6:30.

The winners’ bracket semifinals are Thursday at 8 and Friday at 7:30. Games start at 2:30 Saturday with the championship game set for 7.

Parkway is the defending champion.

The Trak1 Background Screening Lady Tigers Tournament features eight girls teams.

In first-round games Thursday, Airline plays Loyola College Prep at 5, Benton meets West Ouachita at 6:30 and Parkway takes on North Caddo at 7:45. Southwood plays Evangel Christian in a first-round game Friday at 7:45.

Semifinal games are 6:30 Friday and 2:15 Saturday. Games continue at 3:30 Saturday with the championship game set for 7:30.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com