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Senior slot back Izzy Drehemsis (19) races past Oberlin linebacker Taylor Manuel on his way to big yardage in Friday night’s Class 1A quarterfinal game. Basile was ousted from the playoff in a 48-12 loss to the Tigers. (Gazette photo by Sylis Manuel)

Down right dominant

BASILE – The Oberlin Tigers scored on seven of their first eight possessions and rushed for 557 yards on 43 carries as they blew past the Basile Bearcats 48-12 in the Class 1A quarterfinals Friday

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The Basile High Bearcat defense led by ( ) (45) takes down a Haynesville running back in their 28-27 second round playoff win over the Golden Tornado this past Friday. Basile will now take on the Oberlin Tigers at home in the Class 1A quarterfinals tomorrow night. Oberlin defeated Basile 41-13 in the last game of the regular season this year. Game time in Basile is set for 7 p.m.. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Showdown in B-Town

For the second time in three weeks, the Basile Bearcats and the Oberlin Tigers will square off in a crucial and decisive game that will determine the fate of each team’s season.

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Ville Platte High’s Tye’Wuan Byers glides over a defender for a bucket while teammate RJ Williams (11) comes to crash the board. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Ville Platte boys claim tournament title; girls take home third place

VILLE PLATTE -- The Ville Platte High boys basketball team is off to another great start as they went 3-0 in their own tournament held this past week.

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Basile High quarterback Cole Manuel (4) hands the ball off to running back Isaiah Ceasar (21) in their second round playoff game against Haynesville Friday night. Basile stunned the Golden Tornado 28-27 and will advance on to the quarterfinals this Friday night as they take on the Oberlin Tigers. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

All about heart

HAYNESVILLE – Calling on their relentless pursuit of playing a full four quarters, the No.


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