Soccer: Airline tournament begins today

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The Airline tournament begins today at Tinsley Park.

The varsity boys division has a strong field of 12 tams, including defending District 1-I champion Captain Shreve. Benton, Parkway and Bossier will also be competing for the title along with Airline.

Four teams will compete for the girls varsity title — Airline, Captain Shreve, Natchitoches Central and Benton.

There are also boys and girls junior varsity divisions.

Action starts at 5 p.m. today and Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. The varsity championship games are at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Parkway girls are playing in the Loyola tournament. The Lady Panthers open the tournament at 8 tonight against the host team at Messmer Stadium.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com