A fantastic effort at boys singles and strong showing at No. 2 girls doubles wasn’t enough to lift the Lafayette Commodores to a win over Pontotoc Tuesday on the courts behind Oxford-University Stadium. Pontotoc defeated Lafayette 5-2 to make the Commodores 4-2 on the year overall.
It’s hard to imagine Lafayette could have opened its Division 2-4A schedule any better than it did Tuesday night at W.V. Brewer Field.
It took the Lady Commodores a little while to get warmed up Tuesday night. Once Lafayette’s bats got going, however, there was no turning back as the Lady ‘Dores run-ruled New Albany 14-4 to open their division schedule.
While the rest of the town slept Thursday night, Oxford and Lafayette concluded the annual spring break tournament at Edwin Moak Field by playing into the early hours. (more…) (March 15, 2013, Page 6A)
It could have been a few degrees warmer, as one spectator at W.V. Brewer field remarked, but aside from chilled temperatures, Tuesday was a near-perfect day for the continuation of the Oxford-Lafayette Spring Break Tournament. (more…) (March 13, 2013, Page 8)
Patrick Robey’s first Crosstown Classic baseball game didn’t need to involve an extra inning. Thankfully for the first-year Lafayette head coach, his Commodores made him feel better about the rivalry game thanks to a 6-5 win over Oxford Friday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (March 11, 2013, Page 2B)
After winning in extra innings against cross-town rival Oxford on Friday night, Lafayette coach Patrick Robey was a little worried about how his team would respond when it hosted Water Valley on Saturday afternoon.
That worry was put to rest though as the Commodores knocked off the Blue Devils 8-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.
Friday night’s Crosstown Classic softball game with Oxford came down to the pitching of Lafayette’s Brooke Whitten. While the Lady Commodores got a couple of key insurance runs late in the 6-0 win, Whitten really didn’t need much help based on the effort she gave in the pitching circle. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 3B)