Girls Varsity Soccer · Benton girls win Bossier tournament

— Russell Hedges,

Benton won the girls division and Airline finished runner-up in the boys in the Bearkat Soccer Classic hosted by Bossier on Saturday at Tinsley Park.

The Lady Tigers defeated Ruston 7-1 in the championship game and Haughton 5-1 in the semifinals.

Airline fell to Barbe in a penalty kicks shootout in the title game after regulation ended in a scoreless tie. The Vikings defeated Comeaux 2-0 in the semifinals.

Hailey McGhee scored five goals in Benton’s victory over Ruston, the Lady Tigers’ second in the tournament. Breanna Bundy scored twice. Emma Chamberlain had one assist.

McGhee scored three goals against Haughton and Bundy had two. Georgia Carroway had an assist.

The Lady Tigers also defeated Southwood 9-1 in pool play Saturday. McGhee had four goals and one assist. Carroway had one goal and one assist. Bundy, Aidan McGhee, Annalee Ward and Ashley Young also scored goals.