Ville Platte High’s Trinity Leday (5) floats a ball toward the goal in a game played earlier this season. The Lady Bulldogs hit the road tonight to battle the Rayville Lady Hornets in the Class 3A playoffs. Ville Platte finished the regular season as the District 6-2A runner-up and hold the No. 25 seed. (Gazette file photo)

Extra bounces

At this time of the year, all any high school basketball team wishes for is some extra time on the floor and some extra bounces with the ball.

Ville Platte’s Ernest Roberts (4) goes up hard for a shot against a Welsh defensive player. Ville Platte secured the District 5-3A title with a resounding 81-57 win over the Greyhounds Friday night. The Bulldogs finish the season with an overall record of 24-3 and a district record of 7-1. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

District Champions!

VILLE PLATTE -- The Ville Platte High Bulldogs reached one of their main goals Friday night when they secured the District 6-2A title with an 81-57 blowout win over the Welsh Greyhounds.


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