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Trying to stay alive

Pine Prairie Panther running back Darrien Hayes (17) runs for daylight behind the block of teammate JJ Sims (21) in a game earlier this season. Pine Prairie needs a win over Crowley tomorrow night in the last regular season game to have a chance at a playoff berth. (Gazette photo Nick Jagneaux)

One last chance for history.
That is what it has come down to for the Pine Prairie Panthers (3-6, 2-4).
As it stood on Monday, Pine Prairie was the No. 35 team in the LHSAA power ratings. In Class 3A, the LHSAA takes the top 32 teams to the post-season.

Sacred Heart goes on the road; looks to cement home game

Two things come into play for the Sacred Heart Trojans (7-2, 3-2) as they travel to Opelousas to take on the Westminster Crusaders in the final game of the regular and district seasons. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Basile hosts Hamilton Christ; hoping to remain in top eight

One thing the Basile Bearcats know for sure, they will be in the post-season when the Class 1A brackets come out Sunday afternoon.
The one thing the Bearcats do not know, where will they fall in terms of seeding.


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