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The take down

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Basile High sophomore Gavin Christ holds us a few of the honors he has been awarded in his wrestling career, including a pair of LHSAA Division III state championships. Christ aspires to one day wrestle in college and compete in the Olympics but first he wants to beat his father Chris Briscoe’s mark of three state championships at Basile High.
(Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

BASILE – Gavin Christ got the best of his old man.

Mamou moves on to quarterfinals with big win over Lakeview

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Mamou High’s Tavia Gallow (24) drives the lane for an easy lay-up. The Lady Demons will take on Rapides tonight in a quarterfinal match-up at Rapides High School. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

MAMOU – The Mamou Lady Demons earned a berth in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A state basketball championship by beating Lakeview, 67-54, Monday evening.
Eighth-seeded Mamou will travel to Lecompte to face the top-ranked Rapides Lady Mustangs on Thursday.

Inside job

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Ville Platte senior center Tyreonna Doucet (35) goes up high for the opening jump against a Wossman defender. Doucet scored 37 points in the Lady Bulldog’s regional playoff win over the Lady Wildcats. Ville Platte will host Iowa in the quarterfinals tonight. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

VILLE PLATTE – If Ville Platte High had trouble getting the ball inside the paint in their first round playoff game this past Thursday, that was not the case Monday night as the Lady Bulldogs scored 54 of their 69 points on the inside to roll past the Wossman Lady Wildcats 69-47 in a Class 3A reg


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