The Airline Lady Vikings, Parkway Lady Panthers and Haughton Lady Bucs all opened District 1-5A play with victories Thursday.
Airline defeated Benton 10-0 at Airline, Parkway downed Captain Shreve 7-3 at Shreve, and Haughton dropped Southwood 14-4 at Haughton.
At Airline, Raelin Chaffin struck out 15 and hit a walk-off home run as the Lady Vikings improved to 5-0.
Paris Endris went 2-for-4 with a home run. Aubrey Jeane had a double.
Chaffin finished 2-for-3. She led off the bottom of the sixth with her solo home run that ended the game.
Airline (5-0) scored seven runs in the fourth on five walks, a hit-by-pitch and singles by Endris, Jina Baffuto and Allison Watson.
Christina Gegg went 2-for-3 for Benton (2-2, 1-1). Sophia Livers had a double and Laci Hedgepeth had a single.
At Shreve, new Parkway head coach Eva Burley got her first win as the Lady Panthers improved to 1-2.
Mackenzie Eason allowed five hits and struck out seven.
Avery Schoenborn and Chloe Larry had two hits each. Caellen Burr had three RBI.
At Haughton, Madison Trujillo went 4-for-4 with a home run, double and four RBI to lead the Lady Bucs (3-3) in the five-inning game.
Sara White also had a big game, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and five RBI. Eight Lady Bucs had hits.
Macey Schut allowed three hits and struck out three in 3 2/3 innings. Brooklyn Morris gave up one hit in 1/3 innings.
NOTE: The above report is based on information on teams’ official GameChanger accounts and provided by coaches.