Destiny Lavigne, a member of the Diamond Divas, poses with a home run ball. The Divas took home first place at their last tourney. (Photo courtesy of Shane Darbonne)

Late rally allows the Diamond Divas to secure FASA title

YOUNGSVILLE -- The Diamond Divas, a Ville Platte based travel softball team, have taken home their first tournament title of the spring/summer season with a first place finish at Fastpitch America

Ville Platte third baseman Darwin Lewis flies high to catch a line drive in an East Sub-District game this past weekend. Ville Platte took home the first place trophy after going 4-2 in tournament play. The All-Stars will travel to Dequincy on June 21 to compete in the Dixie Youth District Tournament. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagenaux)

Important start

VILLE PLATTE -- The Ville Platte Dixie Youth T-Ball All-Stars got off to an important start here this past weekend as they took first place in the East Sub-District Tournament.

Ville Platte Major All-Star Jackson Bruney fields a ground ball at practice on Tuesday while teammate Bastian Veillon backs him up. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Dixie Majors, Minors prepare for first tournament

Practice time is over and now the real work begins for the Ville Platte Dixie Youth Majors and Minors All-Star teams as both clubs will take part in their respective East Sub-District tournaments t


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