Soccer: Benton boys pick up two victories

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The Benton Tigers picked up two non-district boys soccer victories Thursday and Friday night.

The Tigers defeated West Ouachita 6-0 at Tinsley Park on Thursday and then knocked off Bastrop 8-0 on the road Friday.

Benton, the District 1-II champion, improved to 14-5-2.

Ethan Parks had a hat trick in the win over West Ouachita. Sergio Gomez scored one goal and had two assists. Dylan Grimes and Daniel Valcho scored one goal each.

Will Sanguinetti and Sam Vickrey had one assist each.

Ethan Parks had two goals and two assists in the win over Bastrop. Grimes scored two goals and had one assist. Carter Parks and Valcho had one goal and two assists each. Sanguinetti and Michael Escanelle score one goal each.

Benton closes out the regular season Monday night against Parkway at Tinsley.

The Benton Lady Tigers closed the regular season with a tough 4-3 loss to North DeSoto at Tinsley. The Lady Griffins scored the winning goal in the sixth minute of stoppage time.

Benton finished 9-8 overall and third in District 1-I at 4-4. The Lady Tigers should have a good enough power ranking to make the Division II playoffs.

The Airline boys closed the season with a 5-0 loss to Caddo Magnet at Tinsley. The Vikings finished 13-9 overall and fourth in District 1-I at 7-5.

The Airline girls defeated Captain Shreve 2-1 on senior night Wednesday. Savannah Howell and Mandy Sparkman scored one goal each, and Sam Maiette had an assist.

Airline closed the regular season with a 4-1 non-district loss to North Desoto Saturday morning. The Lady Vikings finished 9-10-1 overall.

The Airline JV finished 13-2-2 with a 4-0 victory over North DeSoto. Emily Wood, Abby Gibson, Jamie Sparkman and Morgan Ganey scored goals. Airline allowed just nine goals in 19 games.

The Parkway girls rebounded from a loss to Byrd on Wednesday with a 4-0 District 1-I victory over Captain Shreve Thursday night. The Lady Panthers (16-9-3, 9-2) close out regular season and district play against Caddo Magnet Monday.

The Parkway boys defeated St. Frederick 2-1 Tuesday night in a non-district game. The Panthers lost to Byrd 4-1 Wednesday. Austin Coco scored two goals for the Panthers against St. Frederick. Kade Wilcher had an assist.

The Haughton boys and girls closed their seasons District 1-I victories over Southwood Wednesday.

Hannah Logan, Parker McClung, Taylor Breed and Ciara White scored goals for the Lady Bucs. White and Sydney Posts also had assists.

Coach Russell Melton said he wanted to thank seniors Breed, Logan, Post, Karla Poe, AC Mansolati and Hollie Southern for for their efforts over the years.

Alonzo Sifuentes scored two goals in the boys’ win. Nico Broadway and Christian Milton each scored one.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com