Ville Platte High’s Terrian Roy (23) goes high up in the air for a shot against a MLK Charter defender Tuesday night. Ville Platte took down the Jaguars 81-57 in the second round of the LHSAA Class 2A playoffs. The Bulldogs move on to the quarterfinals on Friday where they will face the Lakeview Gators at home. (Gazette photo by Sylis Manuel)

Eight is great

VILLE PLATTE -- Good things happen when you put in the hard work. Just ask the Ville Platte High Bulldog basketball team.

Sacred Heart’s Wyatt Fontenot (3) gets a pass off to the corner in their playoff game against St. Frederick Friday night. The Trojans dropped a heartbreaker to St. Frederick, 45-42, to get eliminated from the LHSAA playoffs. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)


VILLE PLATTE -- Despite a valiant second half effort, the Sacred Heart Trojans were ousted from the LHSAA Division IV playoffs with a 45-42 heartbreaking loss to the St.

Ville Platte High’s Ernest Roberts (4) ascends into the air to put up a jump shot against Springfield Friday night. Ville Platte defeated the Livingston Parish team 82-31 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)


VILLE PLATTE -- The Ville Platte Bulldogs controlled the Springfield Bulldogs in all aspects of the game, overpowering the Livingston Parish squad in a dominating 82-31 LHSAA Class 2A first round w


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