In years past, the Lafayette girls basketball team made a name for itself by flying up and down the court and out-hustling opponents.
That athleticism often translated into bushels of points and plenty of wins. Thursday night, LHS coach Amy Sutton thought her team went too fast for its own good at times during its 46-39 loss to Bruce at the Lafayette gym. (November 16, 2012, Page 6A)
The junior varsity girls and boys basketball teams defeated Tupelo Christian Prepatory Thursday night. The Lady Lions topped Tupelo 35-15 in the season-opening win, while the Lions won 34-12. Aliyah Herod scored 12 points, Jenna Ursic had eight points, Erin Getzin scored six points, Holly Prather had five points while Madison McCay finished with two points.
Josh McManus scored 12 points to lead the Lions. Nate McManus, Daniel Brummett and Braxton Ruder each scored six points, while Taylor Rayburn had four points. (November 4, 2011, Page 12A)