After dropping their last two division games, the Lady Commodores pieced together a near perfect effort to up-end crosstown rival Oxford 9-1 on the road.
It took the Lady Commodores a little while to get warmed up Tuesday night. Once Lafayette’s bats got going, however, there was no turning back as the Lady ‘Dores run-ruled New Albany 14-4 to open their division schedule.
A 17-hit attack on offense higlighted the Lafayette Lady Commodores’ 8-3 win over Class 6A Horn Lake Thursday night. Six players had at least two hits in the win, while three players — Kendall Glass, Emily Robinson and Moesha Phillips — each had three hits in the win. Glass, Jada McIntosh, Tori Blackbourn, Robinson and Phillips each had a double. (more…) (March 1, 2013, Page 8A)
CALEDONIA — Momentum can be an amazing and inexplicable force.
Believe in it or don’t, but Thursday’s second-round matchup between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Caledonia Lady Confederates made both squads subscribe to the theory. (more…) (October 12, 2012, Page 6A)
Facing Hartfield Academy in the first round of the Class I playoffs, Lafayette cruised to a 3-0 (25-5, 25-6, 25-5) victory at the LHS gym. (October 10, 2012, Page 6)
The Lafayette volleyball squad came up on the short end of a close match against Lewisburg on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Patriots 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 24-26, 25-17). (more…) (September 5, 2012, Page 7)
There were several nervous moments for Oxford High volleyball coach Tara Ross in the Lafayette gym Thursday night. In a match that was decided on errors made by both teams as much as it was outstanding plays turned in, Ross knew that if her team focused better they had a shot at recovering from an early 2-1 deficit and earning a win over LHS. (August 17, 2012, Page 7A)
The Lafayette Commodores volleyball team continued their winning ways Tuesday with a hard-fought 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-18) victory at Byhalia.
Rae Drewrey proved to be one of the leaders for the Lady ‘Dores, tallying seven kills and 10 aces. Kendall Glass converted 10 serves, while Emily Robinson collected one kill and six aces. Lafayette returns to action Thursday with a home match against crosstown rival Oxford. The junior varsity match will kick off the evening’s events at 4 p.m. (August 15, 2012, Page 7)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores volleyball team earned a convincing 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-15) victory at Ripley Thursday.
Rae Drewrey led Lafayette (4-1 overall) with nine kills, while Moesha Phillips, Janae Westbrook and Kylie Glass chipped in with six, five and four kills respectively.
Several Lady Commodores got into the passing, with Emily Robinson leading the squad with four assists, while Kendall Glass and Abby Styers added three and two.
Holly Robinson had a team-best three digs. Lafayette returns to the court Tuesday with a varsity-only road match at Byhalia before returning to host crosstown rival Oxford on Thursday. (August 10, 2012, Page 7A)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have been eliminated from the Class 4A playoffs last Friday, but that didn’t prevent them from showing heart late in Wednesday’s home game against Lewisburg.
Trailing by four runs, the Lady ‘Dores plated two runs in the last frame to get within striking distance before the Lady Patriots were able to close the game out and earn the 6-4 victory. (April 19, 2012, Page 8)