OAKDALE -- For the second week in a row to begin the season, the Pine Prairie football team were shut out against a team from Allen Parish.
Mamou High linebacker Allen Boseman (55) takes down a Merryville Panther runner during last week’s game. The Demons picked up their first opening game win in over 10 years when they defeated the Panthers 32-20. Mamou travels to Basile tomorrow night in key non-district match-up with the Bearcats. (Gazette photo by Sylis Manuel)
With so many games left to play this season, it may be hard to make a case for a week two contest being so important to the course that a team takes for the rest of the 2019 campaign.
At first glance, Sacred Heart’s 34-14 loss to the Ville Platte High Bulldogs in the T-Cotton Bowl this past Friday may have seemed that the Trojans did not play well.
The Pine Prairie Panthers will look to bounce back from a 34-0 loss to the Oberlin Tigers when they host another Allen Parish football team, the Oakdale Warriors tomorrow night.
Ville Platte High’s Jahmal Byers (right) tries to run past Sacred Heart’s Kyle Miller (9) and Evan Veillon (42) during the Tee Cotton Bowl game played Friday night. Ville Platte defeated the Trojans 34-14 to take home the Tee Cotton Bowl trophy for the first time since the re-birth of the game three years ago. Byers rushed for 169 yards on 17 carries and scored four times to pick up the MVP award for the Bulldogs. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)
VILLE PLATTE -- The Ville Platte High Bulldogs rushed for 277 yards on 30 carries as they secured a 34-14 win over cross-town rival Sacred Heart this past Friday night, taking back the Tee Cotton B