High school boys soccer: Benton hands Calvary first loss in regular-season finale


The District 1-II champion Benton Tigers closed the regular season with a 1-0 victory over previously undefeated Calvary Baptist on Tuesday night at Tinsley Park.

Logan Smith scored on an assist from RJ Moore. 

Benton improved to 13-4-3 with its 11th straight win. Calvary dropped to 11-1-1.

According to GeauxPreps.com, the victory pushed to Tigers up a spot to No. 3 in the Division II power rankings.

Benton will receive a first-round bye in the playoffs and host a second-round opponent.

Official pairings will be announced Wednesday.

In another non-district regular-season finale Tuesday, Parkway fell to District 1-I champion Byrd at Byrd.

The Panthers fell to 8-9-3. Byrd improved to 13-3-5.

Parkway is No. 7 in the Division II rankings. Like Benton the Panthers are in a position to receive a first-round bye and host a second-round opponent.