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Ville Platte travels to Eunice and takes home key victories

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Ville Platte High center Tyreonna Doucet (35) grabs a ball away from a Northwest High player in a game contested earlier this season. (Gazette file photo)

EUNICE -- It was an important night for both the Ville Platte Bulldogs and the Lady Bulldogs as they traveled to Bobcat country Tuesday night to take on Eunice High.

Vexing the Vikings

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Sacred Heart senior forward Jacques Fontenot (24) goes up for an easy two-point basket against Opelousas Catholic, while teammate Matthew Santoro (32) looks on. The Trojans defeated the Vikings 53-46 in overtime Tuesday night for their second win of the season. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

VILLE PLATTE -- Maybe the Sacred Heart Trojans and the Lady Trojans need to play doubleheader games more often.
The two squads had not played on the same night in over 20 days and had not taken both games of a twin bill since November 17.

Bulldogs put Bears to hibernate in key doubleheader wins

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Ville Platte senior post player, Breshonski Jones (center), goes up for a lay-up in a previous game. The Bulldogs defeated Church Point 60-43 to improve to 4-1 in District 5-3A play. (Gazette file photo)

VILLE PLATTE -- Coming into Friday night’s doubleheader games against the Church Point Bears and the Lady Bears, the Ville Platte Bulldogs and the Lady Bulldogs were needing wins to try and continue their domination in District 5-3A.

Avoiding the sting

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Mamou center Russell Edwards (25) battles Kinder’s Pablo Montaelovia (10) for a loose ball after a free throw attempt, while teammates watch. Mamou picked up a big 67-62 District 4-2A win over Kinder to stay in the hunt for the district title. The Demons are now 3-2 in league play. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

MAMOU — The Mamou Demons and the Lady Demons looked to avoid the sting as they hosted the Kinder Yellow Jackets and Lady Yellow Jackets in key district contests here Friday night.

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