It was looking as if the Lafayette softball team was going to squander its chance to clinch the Region 2-4A title at home against Senatobia Tuesday night. The Commodores were down six runs but mounted a comeback to defeat the Warriors 10-7 and clinch a one seed in the upcoming Class 4A playoffs. (April 16, 2014, Page 8)
Oxford and Lafayette played four innings of competitive softball. The final two frames were a different story. (March 28, 2014, Page 6A)
Lafayette couldn’t have asked for a much better start to the softball season. (March 3, 2014, Page 8)
Last season, Lafayette was forced to play the waiting game to see if it would be a part of the MHSAA Class 4A softball playoffs. (February 26, 2014, Page 7)
The Lady Commodores left little doubt on their end who deserves to be in the upcoming MHSAA Class 4A playoffs.
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.
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)
A successful approach at the plate for Lafayette paid off for the Lady Commodores on Monday night in their 13-1 win over Oxford. After falling behind 1-0 to the Lady Chargers in the first inning, LHS answered with nine runs in the second and four more in the third thanks to some successful bunting early coupled with some blasts from players such as Corey Hollis, Katrina Wilson, Kendall Glass and Rae Drewery. (more…) (April 3, 2012, Page 9)
Tuesday proved to be a busy evening at Lafayette High School.
Not only were each of the five baseball and softball teams filled with underclassmen looking to make their mark and get their shot at starting, but the Water Valley and Lafayette softball teams were also under the direction of new head coaches in Casey Clouse and Katie Moore respectively. (more…) (June 8, 2011, Page 7A)