BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tiger baseball season began the season this past weekend with a series against Indiana at Alex Box Stadium and have an Evangeline Parish connection to come out of the bullpen
Ville Platte High’s Trinity Leday (5) goes up for a shot against Mamou in a game played earlier this season. Leday and the Lady Bulldogs will travel to Deville tonight to take on Buckeye in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs. Buckeye is 21-9 on the season. Ville Platte comes in as the No. 19 seed. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m. (Gazette file photo)
With the parish girl’s teams heading to the playoffs tonight, the boy’s teams still have some work to do in the regular season.
Ville Platte’s Tye’Wuan Byers (1) scans the floor as he looks for an open teammate in the Bulldog’s 73-40 blowout win over Church Point Thursday night. The win gives Ville Platte and overall record of 22-10 and a district record of 7-1. The Bulldogs have two games remaining on their regular season schedule. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)
Pine Prairie’s Branson Fontenot (10) goes up high for a shot, while Mamou’s Tyrian Broussard tries to make a block. Pine Prairie downed the Demons 39-35 to earn only their second win of the season and their first district win. The Panthers are now 2-25 on the year. Mamou falls to 7-24. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)