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Ville Platte High head coach Tommy Jones has been named The 2020 Ville Platte Gazette’s Coach of the Year for boy’s basketball in Evangeline Parish after leading his team to an overall record of 27-11 and a place in the quarterfinals of the LHSAA Class 3A playoffs. (Gazette photos by Tracey Jagneaux)

Jones prepared his players the right way for the jump to 3A

Ville Platte High head coach Tommy Jones has been around for a few years.

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Ville Platte High’s Terrian Roy stares down an opponent hard before playing some tenacious defense. The senior point guard had been named The 2020 Ville Platte Gazette’s Most Valuable Player for boy’s basketball in Evangeline Parish. Roy was also the MVP for District 5-3A this season. (Gazette photos by Tracey Jagneaux)

Roy found the most important part of the game; the memories

Being around the people who give you some of the greatest joy in your life makes growing up and getting older tremendously worthwhile.

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Ville Platte High head coach Dot Doulet directs her team during a time out during the season. Doulet has been named The 2020 Ville Platte Gazette’s Coach of the Year for girls’ basketball in Evangline Parish after leading her team to the second round of the LHSAA Class 3A playoffs. (Gazette file photo)

Doulet’s leadership pushed her team to post-season magic

One thing you can always expect from Ville Platte High head coach Dot Doulet is amazing leadership.

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Pine Prairie’s Kameron Allen gets set to launch a shot in a game played earlier this season. The junior guard has been named as The 2020 Ville Platte Gazette’s Most Valuable Player for girls’ basketball in Evangeline Parish. This is the second year in a row that Allen has been awarded this honor. (Gazette file photo)

Allen’s work ethic has earned her another Most Valuable award

For the second year in a row, Pine Prairie’s Kameron Allen has shown the talent and skills necessary to be named as the Most Valuable Player in Evangeline Parish for girls’ basketball.

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Mamou High senior pitcher Dacia Richard (21) bears down on a pitch to the plate in their district game against Pine Prairie earlier this season. Richard and the rest of the LHSAA athletes that participate in spring sports are on hold, as the organization has suspended play due to the Corona Virus outbreak. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Heartbreaking!!

Heartbreaking!!!

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