High school volleyball: Haughton, Airline notch district victories


The Haughton Lady Bucs and Airline Lady Vikings cruised to District 1, Division I volleyball victories Thursday night.

Both teams won in straight sets. Haughton downed Caddo Magnet 25-16, 25-15, 25-16 at Haughton. Airline defeated Booker T. Washington 25-3, 25-10, 25-14 at BTW.

At Haughton, the Lady Bucs dominated all facets of the game, winning many points with aces throughout the match. The only time Haughton faced a little adversity was in the third set. The Lady Mustangs led 13-8, but the Lady Bucs quickly rallied and regained control.

Haughton improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in district. The Lady Bucs visit Mansfield in a non-district game Monday and then resume district play at Byrd on Tuesday.

Haughton hosts Airline (5-4, 2-0) next Thursday in a battle between the only two teams in Bossier Parish with varsity volleyball teams.

At BTW, Airline’s Ashley Haigler had six aces, four kills and 10 assists. Kate Blancafor had 15 aces, two assists and three digs. Lauren Pilcher had five aces, three kills, three blocks and one assist.

The Lady Vikings host Northwood in a district game Tuesday.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com