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Senior Pine Prairie Lady Panther pitcher Karli Ortego (15) sets her feet to throw out a Sacred Heart runner after fielding a bunt. Pine Prairie collected 17 hits, including eight extra base hits to take down the undefeated Lady Trojans 13-2 in an intra-parish game on Wednesday afternoon. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Hit parade

PINE PRAIRIE -- Two of the best high school softball teams around the area went toe-to-toe here Wednesday afternoon and in the end it was the powerful hitting of the Pine Prairie Lady Panthers that

Sacred Heart’s JT Harper finishes his swing at the plate. Harper knocked in the game winning run on a solo home run against Oberlin (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Trojans slip past Tigers with walk off home run win

VILLE PLATTE -- In dramatic fashion, the Sacred Heart Trojans came away with a 2-1 win over the Oberlin Tigers on a lead off solo home run from JT Harper in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Ville Platte High third baseman Whitney Ledoux gets ready to throw out at Notre Dame runner at first base. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Lady Bulldogs fall to Lady Pioneers

VILLE PLATTE -- After disappointing back-to-back one run losses to Eunice and Lake Arthur, the Ville Platte Lady Bulldogs came home to take on perennial powerhouse Notre Dame Thursday afternoon in

Ville Platte’s Dagen Mitchell slides safely at home plate on a passed ball against the Bolton Bears Monday afternoon. Mitchell’s run put the Bulldogs up 1-0 in the first inning. Unfortunately, Ville Platte fell to Bolton 9-8, despite a valiant comeback attempt in the final at-bat. The Bulldogs are 2-4 on the season. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Falling short

VILLE PLATTE -- A loss hurts no matter if it is by 10 runs or one run.

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