High school soccer: Airline, Benton fare well in Airline Classic boys tournament


The Airline Vikings and Benton Tigers suffered just one loss each in the three-day Airline Classic boys soccer tournament which concluded Saturday at Freedom Fields.

Airline went 2-1-1, falling to Captain Shreve Saturday evening 1-0 in a game that decided the Division I championship.

Benton also went 2-1-1, losing to Byrd 3-1 in a game that decided the Division II championship.

The 15-team varsity division was divided into three divisions. There wasn’t an overall champion. North DeSoto won the Division III title.