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High school soccer: Bossier wins Division II boys title in David Beeson Soccer Classic; Benton runner-up in Division II girls


The Bossier Bearkats won the Division II boys title in the David Beeson Soccer Classic on Saturday at Tinsley Park.

Bossier hosted the three-day event. After the championship match against Calvary Baptist ended in a scoreless tie, Bossier won 4-1 on penalty kicks to claim the title.

Benton lost a tough 1-0 decision to Ouachita Christian in the Division II girls championship match.

Captain Shreve swept the Division I boys and girls titles. Division I featured groups of five boys and girls teams. The teams with the best overall records won the titles.

The Gators went 2-1-1. Parkway picked up a big win Saturday, handing Shreve (7-1-2) its first loss of the season 2-0.

The Lady Gators went 3-0, raising their overall record to 10-0.

Bossier (5-1-3) defeated Haughton 6-1 in the Division II boys semifinals. The Bearkats defeated Northwood 4-0 Friday and Haughton 3-0 Thursday. 

Benton (7-4) defeated Calvary Baptist 4-1 in the Division II girls semifinals. They also won three other matches in the tournament, defeating North Caddo 8-0 Saturday, Ouachita Parish 4-0 Friday and Minden 2-0 Thursday.

Benton won the junior varsity boys division with a 2-1 victory over Captain Shreve in the championship match.

Benton also defeated Parkway 3-0, Airline 8-0 and Byrd 2-1. Will Weiford led the Tigers with five goals in the tournament. Josh Corsino had three.

Jimmy Ward and Micah Taravella had two goals each. Turner Hubbard had three assists.


Airline went 1-1-2 In Division I. The Vikings defeated Loyola College Prep 4-2 and lost a tough 3-2 match to Shreve. They also played Benton and Parkway to scoreless ties.

The Vikings, which opened District 1-I play Thursday with an 8-0 victory over Southwood, are 7-3-2.

Parkway went 1-1-1. In addition to its victory over Shreve and tie with Airline, the Panthers (5-2-1) fell to Loyola 2-1.

Benton went 0-1-2. In addition to its tie with Airline and loss to Shreve, the Tigers (1-3-3) also tied Loyola 2-2.

Haughton went 0-2-1 in Division II. In addition to its losses to Bossier, the Bucs (1-4-2) played Union Parish to a scoreless tie.


Airline went 1-1-1 in the Division I. The Lady Vikings (2-1-1) defeated Huntington 8-0, lost to Franklin Parish 2-0 and played Calvary Baptist to a scoreless tie.

Parkway went 2-1 in Division I, finishing runner-up with the loss to Shreve. The Lady Panthers (4-3) also defeated North DeSoto 2-1 and Haughton 5-1.

Haughton went 1-3 in Division I. The Lady Bucs (6-4-1) defeated Ouachita Parish 2-1 and lost to Shreve 7-0, North DeSoto 3-1 and Parkway.

Bossier went 0-3 in Division II, falling to Evangel Christian, Northwood and Ouachita Christian. The Lady Kats are 0-4.

Note: The above report is based on scores posted on the LHSAA website.