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)
Led by Corey Hollis as the District 2-4A MVP, six Lafayette Lady Commodores were selected the All-District team recently. Joining Hollis on the team were Kelsey Kesler, M.C. Pate, Cameron Mize, Rae Drewrey, Avery McCullough and Kendall Glass as an honorable mention. (May 23, 2011, Page 7)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores’ dream of making a deep run in the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs came to a premature end on Saturday.
Led by pitcher Brianna Gable, the defending Class 4A state champion Lady Vikings knocked off Lafayette on the road on Saturday 3-1. North Pontotoc won Game 1 of the best-of-three series at home, 4-3 in eight innings.
After taking a 3-0 lead in the first, Gable was able to consistently keep Lafayette’s batters off balance. (May 2, 2011, Page 2B)
While talking about her team’s upcoming Class 4A first round matchup against North Pontotoc on Thursday, head coach Melinda Scruggs agreed that the old adage “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” applies to her Lady Commodores. (April 29, 2011, Page 6A)
Lafayette’s girls softball team continued to play well and demonstrate a potent offense with a 21-2 win over Byhalia on Tuesday night. The victory allowed the Lady Commodores to capture the Region 2-4A regular season title and finish as the No. 1 seed heading into the Class 4A playoffs next week. (more…) (April 20, 2011, Page 2B)
The Lafayette softball team scored three runs in the third and seventh inning to rout Lewisburg on the road 12-0. Lafayette collected 14 hits as a team while forcing the Lady Patriots to make six errors. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 10)
Former Lafayette High standout Stormy Robison helped lift Northwest Mississippi Community College to two wins over Holmes in women’s softball action Wednesday and a split with Northeast on Thursday. Robison, last season’s EAGLE Player of the Year, picked up a two-run single in the Lady Rangers’ 8-0 win over Holmes in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader as well as two runs scored. (more…) (March 25, 2011, Page 8A)