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Sacred Heart’s Gabe Fontenot tackles a Basile High player in their game earlier this season. Fontenot was one of eight Trojan players to be named to the District 5-1A first team for the 2020 season. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Earning the prize

At the conclusion of each sport season, players from each district are selected to represent their school as the top performers on the year.

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Ville Platte High’s Montevis Seraille (5) and RJ Williams (11) go up to block the shot of North Central’s Devion Lavergne (0) during play at the Northwest Holiday Classic Monday night. North Central took a big first quarter lead and rode it to a 60-34 win over the Bulldogs. Ville Platte falls to 9-5 on the year with the loss. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Stormed over

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Sacred Heart head coach Josh Harper, pictured above, has made the Sacred Heart Trojan program a consistent winner, including this year where the Trojans went 4-1 and made another trip to the Division IV playoffs. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Harper leads the Trojans to great season despite all of the adversity faced

VILLE PLATTE -- For all of the high school football teams around the state, 2020 has been the ultimate test on patience and fortitude.


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