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Parkway sweeps Byrd Invitational cross country titles

Parkway swept the boys’ and girls’ titles in the Byrd Invitational cross country meet last Saturday.

Parkway senior Hayden Kingfisher won the boys’ individual competition in 15:55.99. The Panthers had six other top-nine finishers — Jacob Hammonds, 3rd, 16:37; Nathan Poovey, 5th, 16:50; Cole Billiot, 6th, 17:04; Prynceton Fant, 7th, 17:09; DJ Morgan, 8th, 17:10 and Cameron Rogers, 9th, 17:17.

Parkway won easily with 22 points to 133 for Caddo Magnet.

Parkway had six of the top 10 finishers in the girls’ division — Celeste Cordova, 4th, 21:42; Kenzie Langen, 5th, 21:46; Cassidy Cummings, 6th, 21:59; Rylie McConnell, 7th, 22:01; Morgan Ersoff, 8th, 22:03; and Ariel McGaffey, 10th, 22:07.

The defending Class 5A state champ Lady Panthers scored 30 points to 108 for runner-up Byrd.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com

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