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Ville Platte’s Tauj Roy rises high for a shot against the Avoyelles Charter Vikings in this past Friday night’s game. The Bulldogs got past the Vikings 70-55 to move to 11-5 on the year. Ville Platte is scheduled to play Washington-Marion tomorrow in Lake Charles. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Avoiding the plunder

VILLE PLATTE – Ville Platte High took advantage of a combination of athleticism and some timely shooting to pull away from Avoyelles Charter for a 70-55 win this past Friday night, avoiding the Vik

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Ville Platte’s Shayla Hickerson rises to block a shot of an Avoyelles Charter player during the Lady Bulldogs’ 50-40 loss this past Friday night. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Ville Platte fails to hold off Avoyelles Charter last Friday

VILLE PLATTE – Despite leading by two at the half, the Ville Platte Lady Bulldogs failed in their attempt to hold off the Avoyelles Charter Lady Vikings in a 50-40 loss this past Friday night.

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Pine Prairie’s Brianna Wall (24) tries to get past Marlee Hart (5) and Jaslyn Russell (15) in the Lady Panthers’ 53-35 win over Oakdale to close out the calendar year of 2020. (LSN photo by Tony Marks)

Lady Panthers pick up two wins; other parish teams fall

This past Friday and Saturday, the Pine Prairie Lady Panthers pushed their overall record to 9-3 with a pair of wins over Plainview (62-58) and JS Clark (56-34).

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Sacred Heart’s Keegan McIntosh (14) goes up hard to secure a lay-up, while a Bunkie High defender tries to stop him. Sacred Heart held off a furious third quarter rally by the Panthers to secure a 53-27 win in a non-district contest held Tuesday night. The Trojans are now 7-8 on the season. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Hold that Panther

VILLE PLATTE -- The Sacred Heart Trojans completely dominated the Bunkie Panthers in the first two quarters and then had to stave off a furious Panther charge in the third quarter to pick up a 53-2


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