Lafayette ended the regular season with two matches on the road at Corinth.
The Commodores beat host Corinth, 5-2, before losing 5-2 to Newton County. In the victory over Corinth, Lafayette’s Mallory Davis defeated Catherine Coleman 6-2, 6-4 in girls singles and then gained one of the two points for the team against Newton County when she beat Kaley Bufkin 6-4, 6-0. (more…) (April 18, 2011, Page 2B)
Led by a first-place finish from M.C. Pate and Toinella Marion, the Lafayette girls powerlifting team finished third at the MHSAA’s Class II State Meet held at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.
Exciting doesn’t even begin to describe the girls fastpitch softball game played between Lewisburg and Lafayette at LHS on Thursday night. In a contest that felt more like a heavyweight title fight, it was the Lady Commodores that delivered the final hit that garnered a knockout blow in the bottom of the seventh inning. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 7A)
Pitching and timely hitting propelled the Lafayette Middle School baseball team back into the title game of the Tri-Lakes Conference. The No. 2 seed Commodores defeated Marshall Academy 5-0 on Thursday at W.V. Brewer Field to advance to a meeting with No. 1 seed Oxford on Monday at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 6A)
Lafayette’s John Jeffrey Nelson couldn’t have picked a better time for his first high school walk-off hit than Thursday night.
The Commodores lost a tight match, 5-2, to Grenada at home on Thursday. All the doubles matches were close for the Commodores, who fell to 8-4 overall. Two of the matches involved a tiebreaker, while another was a 7-5, 7-5 setback. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 8A)
The Lafayette softball team scored three runs in the third and seventh inning to rout Lewisburg on the road 12-0. Lafayette collected 14 hits as a team while forcing the Lady Patriots to make six errors. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 10)
Despite another great pitching effort from Jarrett Patton, the Lafayette Commodores were unable to defeat Lewisburg on Tuesday. Lewisburg got its own solid pitching effort from Tanner Densford to beat Lafayette 3-0. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 10)
The middle school baseball regular season has come to a close and heading into the start of the playoffs for area teams. Oxford won the regular season title in the Tri-Lakes Conference with a perfect 5-0 record. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 2B)
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