Parkway’s depth in their men’s team was evident on Saturday.
With the Panthers’ top racers competing in Arkansas, Parkway won the boys’ division of the Airline Viking XC Invitational at South Bossier Park.
The Panthers scored 38 points. The airline was second with 46 and Haughton third with 55.
Haughton finished second in girls with 29 points. Byrd scored one point short of winning the title.
Haughton’s teammates Clara Hicks and Lowrey Lain finished 1-2 in the girls’ race. Hicks completed the 3-mile course in 22 minutes and 11.5 seconds. Lain ran a 22:25.0.
Haughton’s Shelby Haley was eighth and Parkway’s Reagan Thompson ninth.
The Airline’s Lincoln Gines was second in the boys’ race in 18:08.6. Calvary Baptist’s Jackson Burney won in 17:04.3.
Haughton’s Nathan Lowe and Airline’s Colin Hawkins finished fifth and sixth respectively.
Parkway’s Braxton Aycock and Josh Fuller finished eighth and ninth respectively.
The airline’s Brendan Brooks took 10th place. Parkway’s Michael Caplis, Benjamin Vo and Holden Miller finished 11-12-13.
Haughton runners Maddox Marston, Jaylin Ealy and Spencer Strong took the next three spots.
Gabriel Falting, Parkway’s No. 1 male runner, finished 18th out of 324 competitors at the Lake Hamilton Invitational. He covered the 5K course in 16:33.85.
Sam Boyer of Rogers Heritage won in 15:26.77.
Jesus Cordova (62nd), Alex Gomez (80th), Noah Fox (84th) and Andrew Kent (97th) all finished in the top 100.
Charlie Ruliffson was 106th and Noah Lafitte 107th.
Parkway finished ninth out of 25 teams.
Parkway’s Ember Pierce and Cheyenne Olson finished 41st and 42nd respectively out of 212 runners in the girls’ race. Emily Rogers was 83rd and Lauren Taylor 95th.
Providence Classical Academy’s Ali Hamic finished ninth out of 43 runners in the women’s 5k race at the SAU Lois Davis meet in Magnolia, Ark.
Isaac Glorioso led the PCA boys with a 10th place finish out of 56 competitors.