High school boys basketball: Parkway, Byrd to face off for Jack Clayton Invitational title


The Parkway Panthers will take on the Byrd Yellow Jackets in the championship game of the Jack Clayton Invitational on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Haughton.

Byrd reached the finals with 59-55 victory over the Lakeside Warriors at BPCC on Friday night. Phillip Stewart led the Yellow Jackets (6-1) with 17 points. Parkway (3-0) defeated Haughton 55-35 in the other semifinal Thursday night.

The Minden Crimson Tide plays the Calvary Baptist Cavaliers in the consolation finals at 11:30 a.m. Minden defeated Benton 61-52 in the semifinals Friday at BPCC. Jalen Harding, Cameron Robinson and Johntavious Johnson scored nine apiece for Benton.

Elsewhere, the Airline Vikings (3-2) dropped a 57-55 decision to St. Amant in the St. Amant tournament.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com