JULY 9, 2017
Our Ville Platte all-star teams represented Ville Platte well in two Dixie Youth State tournaments in North Louisiana over the weekend.
The Ville Platte 8 year old Pitching Machine all stars competed in the State Pitching tournament in Rayville, Louisiana. The team claimed the championship title in the consolation bracket Sunday. KVPI Sports was there for most of the games with Sports Announcer Micah Chatman. Here is a re-cap: Ville Platte beat West Monroe 10-4 at noon Sunday to claim the championship title in the consolation bracket. Earlier Sunday, the all stars beat Alexandria 14-6. On Saturday, Ville Platte defeated Oakdale 19-9 in game one followed by beating Union parish 13-6 in the later game. In the Friday pool play games: Ville Platte beat Patterson 18-1, defeated Rapides 14-5 in game two and lost to West Monroe 8-1 in the final pool play game Friday.
The Ville Platte 6 year old T-Ball all-stars finished in 5th place in the state T-Ball tournament in Shreveport over the weekend. Their final game Sunday, our all-stars lost to Oakdale 19-11. On Saturday’s bracket games:, the early game had Shreveport defeat Ville Platte 12-6 and in the later game Ville Platte beat Bossier 15-7. On Friday’s pool games: Ville Platte defeated Jena 23-7 and Alexandria beat Ville Platte 12-4.
Congratulations to both all star teams and coaches for representing us well in the state tournaments. We’re proud of your accomplishments.