After playing four games in six days last week, Lafayette girls basketball coach Amy Sutton said it was good for her team to have gotten a break heading into the MHSAA’s Class 4A state seminal game against Forrest County AHS. (February 24, 2012, Page 6A)
PONTOTOC — Lafayette’s Lady Commodores continued their magical postseaon run and advanced to Jackson for the upcoming MHSAA Class 4A state tournament by knocking off Senatobia 58-52 Friday night in the Pontotoc gym. While the Lady Commodores (15-14 overall) were unable to defeat Pontotoc to win the 4A North Half championship on Saturday, LHS coach Amy Sutton could only focus on the positive, which is a return trip the “Big House” for the right to play for the 4A title. (February 20, 2012, Page 1B)
PONTOTOC — Thursday night’s MHSAA Class 4A North Half tournament game between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Greenwood Lady Bulldogs had a bit of everything to offer the fans in the stands at Pontotoc High’s gym. (more…) (February 17, 2012, Page 7A)
An early lead didn’t hold for the Lafayette Lady Commodores lost 49-47 to New Albany in the Division 2-4A Tournament Friday. Mykira Buford and Mariah Buford each scored 10 points in the loss. Mariah Hariston had nine points, while Janae Westbrook scored eight. Mariah Buford also had seven steals, while Mykira Buford finished with 10 assists. (more…) (February 13, 2012, Page 2B)
NEW ALBANY — A chance for the Lafayette Lady Commodores basketball team to claim a second consecutive district tournament championship was sunk Thursday night by the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings.
A strong effort late in the game was not enough to overcome a sluggish start for the Lady ‘Dores at the New Albany Middle School Gym, as Lafayette fell 62-48 to the Lady Vikings in the semifinals of the Division 2-4A Tournament. (more…) (February 10, 2012, Page 7A)
NEW ALBANY — The Tunica-Rosa Fort Lady Lions found out real quick Tuesday what a fruitless endeavor it is to try and run with the Lafayette Lady Commodores.
After playing with Lafayette for five minutes in the first game of the Division 2-4A Tournament at the New Albany High gym, the Lady Commodores quickly put together 22 unanswered points en route to a 65-44 victory. (February 8, 2012, Page 7)
Lafayette girls basketball coach Amy Sutton didn’t expect to see her team playing an overtime session against Holly Springs on Tuesday in the LHS gym. Neither did Lafayette’s boys coach Nacoma James, who also saw his team play an extra period.
Instead of receiving Senior Night goodies at around 7:30, the Lady Commodores had to accept them at 7:50 as they took a little extra time to finish off the scrappy Lady Hawks. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 7)
Lafayette’s basketball teams found out first hand Tuesday night that size really does matter on the court.
New Albany post players Jazmine Spears and Moses Kingsley each played huge roles in their team’s Region 2-4A victories at Lafayette, with the Lady Bulldogs winning 47-31 in the opener and the Bulldogs pulling out a 42-36 win in the nightcap. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 6)