Tuesday night went about about as well as it could have for D.K. Buford and the rest of Lafayette’s seniors.
Buford, along with six teammates, were recognized on Senior Night at W.V. Brewer Field before the Commodores played their regular-season finale against Ripley, and the good vibes continued once the game started as Lafayette rolled to an 11-1 win in five innings that clinched the Region 2-4A title and the region’s top playoff seed. (April 23, 2014, Page 8)
Lafayette and Oxford both won two games Monday at the NEMCABB Summer Championships being held at the New Albany Sportsplex. The Commodores bounced back from a 10-2 loss to the Chargers Friday night by defeating North Pontotoc 6-5 in the opener on the single-elimination tournament Monday. Lafayette then shut out Kossuth 5-0. (more…) (June 25, 2013, Page 9)
Lafayette will hold its annual baseball camp June 10-12 at W.V. Brewer Field from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp is for kids ages 6-13. Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Campers can register the first morning of the camp. (May 16, 2013, Page 9)
The Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers advanced to the MACJC state baseball tournament thanks to two wins over Gulf Coast Monday. The Tigers are assisted by former Lafayette High head coach Richy Harrelson and Jake Mills, who played for the Commodores under Harrelson. (more…) (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
After facing each other earlier in the week, the Lafayette Commodores and Senatobia Warriors hooked up for a rematch Friday night, this time at WV Brewer Field. The Commodores won Tuesday’s game 11-1, and while the offensive surge was not there on Friday, Lafayette defeated the Warriors for the second time in four days with a 6-1 victory.
Senatobia senior pitcher Davis Brown kept the Commodores’ offense in check through most of the game.