Lafayette’s 6-1 win over North Pontotoc Thursday not only gave the Commodores their second straight win in tennis, it also gave them a 1-0 start in Division 2-4A play. Lafayette won all five doubles matches. In boys singles, Lafayette’s Brett Bowen blanked Skyler Turner 6-0, 6-0. (more…) (March 1, 2013, Page 8A)
A hard-fought match that was decided in doubles play didn’t come out in favor of the Lafayette Commodores Monday. In their season opener at the Oxford-University Stadium tennis courts, the Commodores fell 4-3 to Mooreville.
A deep roster is something Lafayette tennis coach Debbie Swindoll will help make a difference for her younger group of players in 2013. A year after the most successful seasons in LHS tennis history, the Commodores are more youthful, Swindoll said. Gone are four individual state champions and standouts such as Mallory Davis and Barron Pruitt, the mixed doubles team that won the 4A individual state championship last year. (more…) (February 22, 2013, Page 7A)
Former Lafayette High tennis standout Mallory Davis was selected by the Mississippi Tennis Association as a recipient of the George Wilkinson Memorial Award. Davis, a freshman tennis player at Meridian Community College, won the award given to a top male or female junior player who exemplifies the qualities of composure under physical stress and emotional discipline in recognition of their desire, integrity, perseverance and maturity, both on and off the court. (more…) (October 31, 2012, Page 7)
RIDGELAND — Lafayette tennis coach Debbie Swindoll was all smiles right up until the ice-cold water from a cooler hit the top of her head and back at the Ridgeland Tennis Center Tuesday afternoon. (more…) (May 9, 2012, Page 6)
Lafayette’s tennis season came to an end Friday in the MHSAA Class 4A North Half title match. New Albany beat Lafayette 6-1, but three matches were decided in tiebreakers. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 8)