A strong push out of the gates only lasted so long for the Lafayette Commodores in their match with Horn Lake Tuesday night at William L. Buford Stadium. The Commodores scored the first two goals of the game but were unable to maintain the lead as Horn Lake rallied late to win 5-3. (November 28, 2012, Page 7)
The Lafayette boys soccer team got their season started on the right foot Tuesday, defeating Grenada 3-0 on the road. Michael Hudgins scored all three goals for the ‘Dores, while Jason Reveles contributed an assist. Jordan Willms had five saves to earn the shutout in goal. (more…) (November 14, 2012, Page 7)
A night that was meant to honor Lafayette’s seniors was severely dampened by the visiting Center Hill soccer squads as the Mustangs claimed a lopsided 15-1 victory in the boys showdown and the Lady Mustangs surged late to defeat LHS 2-1. (more…) (January 19, 2011, Page 7)
The Lafayette cross country team closed its season on a high note over the weekend as the girls placed second and the boys took sixth-place in the Class 4A State Cross Country Meet held at Choctaw Trails in Clinton.
For the girls, Pontotoc placed first with 35 points, while the Lady Commodores earned 52 points.
Leading the girls squad was ninth grader Esmeralda Rodriguez, who placed sixth with a time of 16 minutes, 39 seconds. Other notable finishers for the girls on the 4K course were: Manon Mullen (7th, 16:40), Rachel Starnes (8th, 16:41), Mariah Buford (11th, 17:19), Corey Hollis (17th, 17:19.5), Peyton Hamann (31st, 18:22) and Teierah Campbell (61st, 20:15). (November 8, 2010, Page 6B)
Dominating. That’s what the Lafayette High girls and boys cross country teams were Saturday in a district tri-meet hosted at Center Hill.
The Lady Commodores recorded a perfect score as they won the first five slots. Lafayette’s boys also won the meet as they finished with 33 points.
Esmeralda Rodriguez led the Lady Commodores as she finished first on the two-mile course with a time of 12 minutes, 54 seconds. Manon Mullen followed Rodriguez in second place, Rachel Starnes was third, Mariah Buford was fourth while Peyton Hamann rounded out the top five runners with a 13:54. (October 25, 2010, Page 4B)
Paced by an outstanding individual effort from Esmeralda Rodriquez, the Lafayette cross country teams fared well in the Corinth Cross Country Invitational.
Rodriguez led the Lady Commodores to a third-place finish. Twenty five teams from all classifications in the state competed in the meet. Saltillo took first in the meet, while Pontotoc was second. (October 21, 2010, Page 9)
Lafayette’s junior varsity boys and girls cross country teams finished first in the East Union/Mrytle Cross Country Challenge held Saturday at the New Albany Sportsplex. (more…) (October 4, 2010, Page 5B)