Parkway’s Alison Ringle set a school record in the 1600-meter run for a second consecutive week on Friday with a 5:05 time at the Texas Relays.
The old Parkway record was 5:13, which the Alabama-signee broke last week at the Sugar Bowl Classic in New Orleans with a 5:07 time. Ringle now has the second fastest time in Shreveport-Bossier history in the event, according to Panthers’ track coach Kent Falting.
Ringle finished 12th overall in the event against some of the top runners in the country.
Airline’s Jack Wilkes finished sixth overall on the boys side in the 1600 with a 4:18.98 time.
North DeSoto 8, Northwood 7: The Griffins (9-10, 1-0) picked up a big District 1-4A win on Friday ahead of the rain behind the pitching and hitting of Hunter Speights (4-0). Speights went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs, while Drennon Keen, Josh Mason and Austin Eubanks added two hits apiece for North DeSoto.
Cole Barnett absorbed the loss for the Falcons (16-3, 0-1), but he went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a double.
Haughton 6, St. Amant 4 (8 innings): The Lady Bucs had to go to extra innings to do it but they handed the Lady Gators their first loss of the season on Friday evening. Anna Dies pitched the win and hit a home run in the sixth to tie the game. Lacey Dodson also had two hits, including an RBI single in the eighth, while Haley Krumpelbeck’s single gave Haughton a 6-2 advantage. Jessica Blank and Brooke Payton had big plays for Haughton in the final inning.
North Vermilion 4, Byrd 3: Despite allowing just five hits over eight innings, Sarah Long and the Lady Jackets fell on Friday afternoon to the Lady Patriots. Tara Schuler and Emily Daniel posted two hits apiece for Byrd.
North Webster 10, Union Parish 0: Amberlee Nix tossed a 3-hitter, while Jaslyn Walker picked up three hits and Lexi Baker added two for the Lady Knights (15-3).
Benton 16, Downsville 8: Abi Cole, Samantha Maranto and Savannah Collo had big days at the plate as the Lady Tigers won handily. Cole and Maranto were 3-for-5, and Collo was 2-for-4 with a double.
Benton 17, Simsboro 0: The Lady Tigers got 3-for-3 efforts from Samantha Maranto, Chelsea Rangle and Abi Cole, while Sarah Koeppen pitched the win and hit a home run in the run-rule-shortened contest.