With byes through the play-in rounds of the MHSAA playoffs, Water Valley and Lafayette’s baseball teams some time on their hands. They decided to fill it by playing each other on Saturday with the Blue Devils beating the Commodores 3-2 at Blue Devil Field. (April 28, 2014, Page 9)
Tuesday night went about about as well as it could have for D.K. Buford and the rest of Lafayette’s seniors.
Buford, along with six teammates, were recognized on Senior Night at W.V. Brewer Field before the Commodores played their regular-season finale against Ripley, and the good vibes continued once the game started as Lafayette rolled to an 11-1 win in five innings that clinched the Region 2-4A title and the region’s top playoff seed. (April 23, 2014, Page 8)
Once Cody Greer got in a groove, Lafayette’s offense didn’t have much of a chance. (March 24, 2014, Page 3B)
Lafayette set the tone early and cruised to a win over its crosstown rival on Tuesday. (March 19, 2014, Page 8)
After facing each other earlier in the week, the Lafayette Commodores and Senatobia Warriors hooked up for a rematch Friday night, this time at WV Brewer Field. The Commodores won Tuesday’s game 11-1, and while the offensive surge was not there on Friday, Lafayette defeated the Warriors for the second time in four days with a 6-1 victory.
Senatobia senior pitcher Davis Brown kept the Commodores’ offense in check through most of the game.
After two less than desirable results against division foe Lewisburg last week, the Lafayette baseball team looked to swing the pendulum back in its favor against Clarksdale. (more…) (April 2, 2013, Page 8)
Lafayette won’t play a game that counts in the MHSAA standings for over eight months.
While that may be true, the Commodores aren’t taking the summer off.