Ville Platte High’s Ernest Roberts (4) goes up high to block the shot of Mamou’s Trevon Gallow (15) while teammates Tyler Jones (0) and RJ Williams (left) look on. Ville Platte defeated the Demons 87-33 in their District 5-3A match-up Tuesday night. Ville Platte improves to 15-8 on the year and 1-0 in league play. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)
Tuesday night was not kind to both Pine Prairie and Basile High basketball squads as all four teams took big hits at home in district competition.
Basile High Lady Bearcat Frida Alvarez (30) tries to drive past a Gueydan defender in their district game Friday night in Basile. The Lady Bearcats were unable to overcome the inside game of the Honey Bears, as they fell 63-51 to drop to 7-14 on the season and 0-5 in district play. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)
BASILE -- The Basile Bearcats and Lady Bearcats were unable to bear down when needed, as they dropped district contests to the Gueydan Bears and Honey Bears Friday night.
The battle to either stay at the top of the playoff power ranking or just to stay in the playoff chase continued in full force for teams around the parish this week.