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Ville Platte High guard Vandryua Wilson (22) dribbles past an Avoyelles Charter defender in a game played earlier this season. The Lady Bulldogs took two wins this past week. The first win was a 44-34 defeat of East Iberville and the second was a 41-27 district conquest over the Mamou Lady Demons. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

A strong bite

VILLE PLATTE -- Over the past week the Ville Platte High boy’s and girl’s basketball teams have been enjoying some success.

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Basile’s Lainey Soileau (11) finishes her shot attempt in the Lady Bearcats’ 63-61 loss to Oberlin Monday night. The highly contested was tied eight times and featured 11 lead changes between the district rivals. (LSN photo by Tony Marks)

Power point search

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Ville Platte’s Tauj Roy rises high for a shot against the Avoyelles Charter Vikings in this past Friday night’s game. The Bulldogs got past the Vikings 70-55 to move to 11-5 on the year. Ville Platte is scheduled to play Washington-Marion tomorrow in Lake Charles. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Avoiding the plunder

VILLE PLATTE – Ville Platte High took advantage of a combination of athleticism and some timely shooting to pull away from Avoyelles Charter for a 70-55 win this past Friday night, avoiding the Vik

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Ville Platte’s Shayla Hickerson rises to block a shot of an Avoyelles Charter player during the Lady Bulldogs’ 50-40 loss this past Friday night. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Ville Platte fails to hold off Avoyelles Charter last Friday

VILLE PLATTE – Despite leading by two at the half, the Ville Platte Lady Bulldogs failed in their attempt to hold off the Avoyelles Charter Lady Vikings in a 50-40 loss this past Friday night.


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