Girls Varsity Soccer · High school girls soccer: (updated) Four parish teams headed to playoffs

Four Bossier Parish teams are headed to the girls high school soccer playoffs.

In Division I, No. 13 seed Airline (21-6-2) hosts Thibodaux (16-2-3) in the first round at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Freedom Fields.

In Division II, No. 6 Parkway (16-8-4) received a first-round bye, ninth-seeded Benton (19-9-3) hosts No. 24 East Jefferson (6-5-2) at 4 Friday at Freedom Fields and No. 22 Haughton (10-12-2) visits No. 11 Neville (8-10-3) at 5 Thursday.

Parkway will host the Haughton-Neville winner in the second round.

First-round games must be played by Friday.

The top eight seeds in each division received first-round byes. Benton was in the top eight in the unofficial rankings for most of the season, but the Lady Tigers dropped to ninth in the final rankings.

Parkway edged Benton 1-0 in the second round last season before falling to eventual state champion Lakeshore 4-0 in the quarterfinals. Read the rest of the article – click the link

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