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High school girls basketball: Parkway downs Natchitoches Central; Benton hosts Airline Friday

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The Parkway Lady Panthers defeated the Natchitoches Central Lady Chiefs 73-55 in a District 1-5A game Thursday night in Natchitoches.

Parkway improved to 12-1 overall and 2-0 in district. Natch Central dropped to 6-7 and 0-2.

The Lady Panthers were scheduled to face undefeated Walker (14-0) in the Walker tournament Friday, but a COVID-19 issue has forced them to withdraw, according to Robin Fambrough of the Baton Rouge Advocate.

Mikaylah Williams led Parkway with 26 points. Chloe Larry and Savannah Wilson added 16 and 15 points, respectively.

Parkway trailed 30-27 at the half. The Lady Panthers then took control in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Chiefs 22-8.

Williams scored nine in the quarter and Larry had seven. Parkway outscored Natchitoches Central 46-25 in the second half.

In District 1-5A games Friday, Benton (10-3, 1-0) hosts Airline (10-5, 1-0), and Haughton  (8-4, 0-1) hosts Captain Shreve (7-4, 1-0).

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