If there was ever a time for the Lafayette Lady Commodores to pull together as a team, Friday night’s Division 2-4A home game against Tunica-Rosa Fort was the perfect setting. With their junior leader, Janae Westbrook, out with a sprained AC joint and senior Keyona Peery on the mend, the Lady Commodores got defensive in their 54-35 win against the Lady Lions. (more…) (February 4, 2013, Page 3B)
The Lafayette Commodores emerged victorious in their matchup with the Ripley Tigers at home Tuesday night. LHS improved to 6-4 on the year with a 53-44 win that was paced by 16 points and 10 rebounds from Trey Shaw. (more…) (January 9, 2013, Page 6)
Lafayette’s matchup with the Coffeeville Lady Pirates Saturday afternoon in the “O” Town Showdown came down to defense and the play of junior guard Janae Westbrook. With Coffeeville heating up from deep late in the contest, some late-game heroics from Westbrook on offense and a couple of key stops on defense led to a 62-53 win for the Lady Commodores. (December 31, 2012, Page 7)
Lafayette’s dry spell on offense came at the wrong part of Saturday’s matchup with Oxford (Ala.) in the inaugural Mississippi-Alabama Challenge in the Oxford High gym. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 4B)
On a night where the Oxford High gym was overflowing with fans and onlookers, it was the appearance of one former Lady Charger that made the biggest impact for a current member of the team. Former OHS standout Erika Sisk returned home to Oxford from Murray State Tuesday night to surprise her younger sister, Amber, a senior member of coach Shayne Linzy’s team.
The visit was a surprise, so much so that when Erika and another former teammate, Meisha Gillom, entered the OHS locker area four minutes before the start of the annual Crosstown Classic with Lafayette, Amber broke down with tears of joy. (December 12, 2012, Page 4B)
After a first half in which the Lady Commodores (4-1 overall) missed assignments on defense and had trouble scoring, they turned things around with a key third quarter that saw them outscore Grenada 19-8. (December 10, 2012, Page 4B)