The seventh-grade Commodores defeated the Warriors 8-6 in the first game, while the eighth-graders earned a 14-0 shutout in the nightcap.
Tuesday’s first game was scoreless until two seconds remained in the first half when Lafayette’s Zeke Liggins scored on a 5-yard touchdown run. The two-point conversion was supplied on a run by Quin’chaun Jones. Senatobia made things interesting late as it scored at the 2:30 mark of the second half. Lafayette was able to hold on the two-point play, preserving the first-game victory. (August 25, 2010, Page 8)
Lafayette’s eighth-grade football team earned wins over South Panola and Olive Branch Thursday night.
Eli Murphree shined for the Commodores in the 12-6 win over South Panola and the 18-0 win over the Conquistadors.
He scored on a 32-yard run and a 21-yard run in the win over the Tigers and then scored three touchdowns on runs covering 10-, 40-, and 1-yards in the win over OBHS.
The defense was also credited with solid overall play, including nose tackle Austin Arrington and Jakai Ivy at middle linebacker. (April 16, 2010, Page 8a)
Some uncharacteristic errors and the inability to make enough key pitches at critical times proved to be the Lafayette Commodores undoing in their 13-2 loss in Thursday’s Tri-Lake Junior High Conference title game with Grenada at W.V. Brewer Field. (April 8, 2010, Page 7A)
The Lafayette Middle School baseball team (9-2-1) earned a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs by sweeping Marshall Academy 10-2 and 8-3 in a doubleheader yesterday. (more…) (March 31, 2010, Page 10)
Lafayette’s middle school baseball team rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the fourth inning to post a 5-3 win over Oxford Wednesday night at W.V. Brewer Field. The Commodores and Chargers tied in the second game 3-3. (March 25, 2010, Page 7)
Lafayette’s pitching staff earned two shutouts over Grenada in middle school baseball action Monday night at W.V. Brewer Field. Lafayette earned a 8-0 win in the first game of the doubleheader while the two battled to a 0-0 tie in the nightcap. (March 9, 2010, Page 8)
MIDDLE SCHOOL BASEBALL — Oxford and Lafayette split a pair of middle school baseball games at Edwin Moak Field on Monday to open the season for both teams. The Chargers won the first game of the double-header 6-5, while Lafayette won the nightcap 10-2. (March 2, 2010, Page 9)