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Friday, May 22, 2015

Mariah Holland

Errors doom LHS in opening loss to Kosciusko

If Lafayette’s softball team defends like it did Monday, its season won’t extend past tonight. That’s all that was left for Lafayette coach Katie Moore to tell her squad after a poor defensive effort put the Commodores’ season on the brink. (April 28, 2015, Page 2B)

Lady Commodores romp past Gentry into second round

The Lafayette High softball didn’t have to break much of a sweat to extend its season. The Commodores scored early and poured it on throughout in their opening series of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs against Gentry on Thursday at the LHS softball, outscoring the Rams 48-0 in a doubleheader. Lafayette won the opener, 26-0, while taking the nightcap, 22-0. (April 24, 2015, Page 1B, 3B)

Lady ‘Dores complete season sweep of Oxford

The offense had been lacking for the Lafayette High softball team in recent games. On Friday night, the Commodores found it as they completed the season sweep of crosstown rival Oxford in a 19-0 victory in 3.5 innings at the LHS softball field. (April 12, 2015, Page 2B)

Lady Commodores’ season ends at Pontotoc

PONTOTOC— All the Lafayette High girls basketball team wanted was a chance. All it wanted was the opportunity to knock off Ponototoc — and the Commodores got one— but Lafayette was unable to hit shots late, and the Commodores fell 44-33 in a second-round matchup  of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs Monday night in the Pontotoc High School gym. (March 3, 2015, Page 6)

LHS girls keep season alive, beat Greenwood 55-50

After nearly a week-long layoff the Lafayette High girls basketball team finally began their playoff run. Once the final buzzer sounded it was well worth the wait as the Lady Commodores knocked off the Greenwood Lady Bulldogs 55-50 to advance to the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A state playoffs inside the LHS gym Saturday afternoon. (March 1, 2015, Page 2B)

LHS girls fall just short in division title game

It wasn’t the prettiest game you’ve ever seen, but what it lacked in style points it more than made up for with back-and-forth, in-your-face basketball. In the end, it came down to — as so many close games do — the team that made the last play. Saturday night, it was Ripley which got a putback from Dayzsha Rogan 1:12 left to score the winning basket and then it was Rogan who scooted in for a runout layup with seconds to go after a missed free throw by Lafayette to give the regular-season Division 2-4A champion Lady Tigers a 32-29 victory over Lafayette in the 2-4A tournament championship game at the LHS gym. (February 22, 2015, Page 2B)

Lafayette boys stay winless with loss to Ripley

After struggling in New Albany on Friday night, the Lafayette High boys and girls basketball teams were hoping to bounce back against division foe Ripley on Tuesday. It was not to be as the Tigers swept the Commodores inside the Lafayette High gym. (January 14, 2015, Page 6, 7)

Lady Chargers win 2 in tourney

Oxford’s girls basketball team had a little easier go of it in its final game of the “O” Town Showdown. After holding off Madison-Ridgeland Academy for a 39-34 win Friday, the Chargers took control early against Marshall Academy and cruised to a 61-33 victory Saturday night at the Oxford High gym. The Lafayette Lady Commodores split their two games in the tournament. (December 14, 2014, Page 4B)

OMS wins 3 of 4 against Lafayette

Oxford’s second meeting with Lafayette in middle-school basketball action produced three wins in four games Monday night in the Oxford High gym. (December 10, 2013, Page 7)

Oxford takes three of four from LMS

Oxford and Lafayette split a pair of games Thursday night at the Lafayette High School gym in seventh-grade basketball action. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)

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