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Mykira Buford

LHS shoots it, steals it in Round 1 win

CARTHAGE —The Lafayette Lady Commodores attacked Leake Central in two phases Monday night.

In the first quarter of the MHSAA Class 4A first round matchup, LHS knocked down five 3-pointers and drew the host school’s taller defenders to the perimeter. (more…) (February 14, 2012, Page 9)

New Albany edges Lady ‘Dores

An early lead didn’t hold for the Lafayette Lady Commodores lost 49-47 to New Albany in the Division 2-4A Tournament Friday. Mykira Buford and Mariah Buford each scored 10 points in the loss. Mariah Hariston had nine points, while Janae Westbrook scored eight. Mariah Buford also had seven steals, while Mykira Buford finished with 10 assists. (more…) (February 13, 2012, Page 2B)

Lady ‘Dores defeated by Lady Vikings in semifinals

NEW ALBANY — A chance for the Lafayette Lady Commodores basketball team to claim a second consecutive district tournament championship was sunk Thursday night by the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings.

A strong effort late in the game was not enough to overcome a sluggish start for the Lady ‘Dores at the New Albany Middle School Gym, as Lafayette fell 62-48 to the Lady Vikings in the semifinals of the Division 2-4A Tournament. (more…) (February 10, 2012, Page 7A)

Lady Commodores roll to 2-4A semifinals

NEW ALBANY — The Tunica-Rosa Fort Lady Lions found out real quick Tuesday what a fruitless endeavor it is to try and run with the Lafayette Lady Commodores.
After playing with Lafayette for five minutes in the first game of the Division 2-4A Tournament at the New Albany High gym, the Lady Commodores quickly put together 22 unanswered points en route to a 65-44 victory. (February 8, 2012, Page 7)

Lady ‘Dores top Tunica

A balanced scoring ledger led by Mykira and Mariah Buford led the Lafayette Lady Commodores to a 58-51 win over Tunica-Rosa Fort on Friday night. (more…) (January 30, 2012, Page 3B)

New Albany uses its size to take down Lafayette

Lafayette’s basketball teams found out first hand Tuesday night that size really does matter on the court.

New Albany post players Jazmine Spears and Moses Kingsley each played huge roles in their team’s Region 2-4A victories at Lafayette, with the Lady Bulldogs winning 47-31 in the opener and the Bulldogs pulling out a 42-36 win in the nightcap. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 6)

LHS splits with North Pontotoc

The Lafayette hoops squads split with North Pontotoc on the road Tuesday. The Lady Commodores earned a 69-59 victory, while the boys lost 80-68. (more…) (January 11, 2012, Page 7)

Sutton pleased with her new lineup so far

Lafayette head coach Amy Sutton got a glimpse of what life will be like without the super senior trio of Nikki McChristian, Brianna Fisher and Shaq Isom this past weekend when the Lady Commodores participated in Hickory Flat’s jamboree.

In defeating Alcorn Central 30-29 and Holly Springs 28-16 in two two-quarter contests, Sutton saw a lot of promise. (November 3, 2011, Page 8)

Lady Bruins eliminate LHS from playoffs

MADISON — Rachel Wenzel knew her team had its work cut out for it well before the team bus arrived on the gated campus of St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Madison on Tuesday.

Her assumptions were correct.

The Lady Bruins were as good as their 16-match winning streak suggested and they did just enough to eliminate Lafayette from the first round of the Class I playoffs with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-20) victory. (October 5, 2011, Page 6)

New Albany ends LHS Lady ‘Dores playoff run

A strong start to the second half for the Lafayette Lady Commodores basketball team wasn’t enough to overcome a sluggish first half Friday night, as the Lady ‘Dores were defeated by New Albany, 49-35, in semifinal action at the Class 4A North Half playoff tournament. (more…) (February 21, 2011, Page 7)

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