Benton and Airline posted victories in the boys division of the Bossier Bearkats tournament Thursday at Tinsley Park.
The Tigers routed Minden 7-0 and the Vikings edged Haughton 1-0.
Jacob Garrett had a had trick to lead Benton. Max Kenyan and Carter Parks had one goal and one assist each. Sean Loftin and Caleb Lemoine scored one goal each.
Mason Schoth scored the lone goal in the Airline-Haughton game on an assist from Gin Pau.
In other boys games, Evangel defeated West Monroe 3-0, Ruston downed North DeSoto 4-1 and West Monroe edged Parkway 4-3.
In the girls division, Haughton suffered a couple of tough one-goal losses. The Lady Bucs fell to Minden 2-1 and Evangel 3-2.
Parker McClung scored Haughton’s goal against Minden. Genet Leist and Madison Waldron scored one each against Evangel. McClung assisted on both goals.
In another girls game, Ruston defeated Bossier 5-0.
The tournament continues today with games starting at 4:15. It concludes Saturday, weather permitting.
Elsewhere, Breanna Bundy scored the game’s only goal as the Benton Lady Tigers opened play in Captain Shreve’s Gator Cup with a 1-0 victory over Airline at Lee Hedges Stadium.
NOTE: In an earlier version of this story the wrong player for Haughton was credited with a goal because of incorrect information submitted to the Press-Tribune.
— Russell Hedges, firstname.lastname@example.org