In the seventh-grade game, Lafayette (2-3-1 overall) scored first on an 11-yard run by D.Q. Thomas at the 3:30 mark of the first quarter. Quarterback Tyler Williams added the 2-point conversion on a 3-yard run.
Lafayette had a chance to break the tie late, but Senatobia stopped a fourth-down run one yard short of a first down inside the Warriors’ 10-yard line. Lafayette coach Glenn Williams credited the play of Williams with several open-field tackles on defense.
After a scoreless first half in the eighth-grade game, Lafayette (4-4-1) scored first on a 32-yard run by Zeke Liggins with 7:02 left in the fourth quarter. Tyrell Price then added the 2-point play. Senatobia was able to tie the game with a 1-yard run with 15 seconds remaining in the contest. Williams said his entire team played hard in the tie.
Kam Herod’s 5-yard touchdown run and an extra point from Michael Judging proved to be the difference in a 7-6 win for Lafayette’s junior varsity team Tuesday night at Charleston. Herod’s short touchdown was set up by a 60-yard run from Devontae Rogers. After Herod’s run on the opening drive, Lafayette’s defense was able to hold the Tigers in check to post the victory.
Both Lafayette middle school teams will return to action Tuesday at home against Oxford starting with the seventh-grade game at 5 p.m.
The LHS JV squad will host Oxford on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Lafayette’s ninth-grade squad will play the Chargers at 5 p.m. (September 28, 2011, Page 9)