The Benton Lady Tigers and Parkway Lady Panthers won District 1-5A games Friday night.
Benton defeated Airline 59-40 at Airline, and Parkway routed Natchitoches Central 85-30 at Parkway.
In the other 1-5A game, Haughton fell to Captain Shreve at Shreve.
Benton, Parkway, Shreve and Southwood are all 2-0 in district play.
At Airline, the Lady Tigers got balanced scoring in the victory.
Jada Anderson and Riley Grace Stanford scored 16 each. Ella Kate Malley had a season-high 15.
Malley scored nine in the first half and Benton (8-3) led 29-17.
The Lady Tigers extended the lead to 48-24 after three quarters. Stanford knocked down three 3-pointers in the quarter and tallied 11 points.
Kori Rice led Airline (4-9, 0-2) with 16. The Lady Vikings are scheduled to host Lakeview on Monday.
Benton was scheduled to play Ouachita Parish on Monday in a rematch of last season’s 5A state title game won by the Lady Tigers. But the game was canceled because of COVID-19 issues at Ouachita.
Benton is scheduled to face undefeated Huntington (12-0) on Dec. 28 at Huntington.
At Parkway, four Lady Panthers scored in double figures in the victory.
Mikaylah Williams and Sh’Diamond McKnight led Parkway (8-0) with 23 and 21 points, respectively.
Chloe Larry scored 19 points and Bianca Oliver added 11.
Williams sank four 3-pointer and McKnight scored 11 points as the Lady Panthers rolled to a 35-10 halftime lead.
Defending district champion Natchitoches Central dropped to 4-5 and 0-2. The Lady Chiefs’ four previous losses were by eight points or less.
Parkway is scheduled to host 2020 Class 1A runner-up Delhi (0-3) Tuesday. Delhi has had eight games either canceled or postponed.
At Shreve, Haughton dropped to 2-10 and 0-2. The Lady Bucs are scheduled to host Bossier Monday.
Captain Shreve improved to 6-4 overall.