High school track and field: Airline meet set for Thursday

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The Airline Viking Relays are set for Thursday at the Airline track.

Haughton, Parkway and Bossier are among the teams competing. Field events start at 3 p.m. and running events at 4.

Airline finished tied for first in the boys division of the Marshall Maverick Relays last week in Marshall, Texas.

Airline and Carthage, Texas, both scored 115 points.

Airline’s Joshua Burns, Nate Godeaux and Xavier Wilson finished 1-2-3 in the 3,200-meter run.

Seth Papineau and Will Dart finished 1-2 in the 1,600.. Papineau and Taejon Morris went 2-3 in the 800.

Patrick Dixon and Brian Marshall finished 2-3 in the 200. Malik Britt was second in the 110 hurdles.

In the girls division, Brittney Roberson won the 400, and Jasmine Roberson took the high jump.

Haughton finished runner-up in the boys division in the Shamocus Patton Memorial Benton Tiger Relays last week, the first outdoor meet of the season. Benton was runner-up in the girls division and Parkway finished third.

Benton is competing in the Cedar Creek Relays in Ruston on Thursday.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com