First Team Defense
LaFayette High School sports
The LaFayette High School JROTC Rifle Team faced Gordon Central and Cherokee in a an Area 10 shootout at Cass High School on Saturday and returned home with a pair of wins.
Alex Kelehear had 16 points and went 6-of-6 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter as the LaFayette Ramblers survived a 45-38 challenge at Northwest Whitfield on Friday.
The LaFayette Ramblers took another step towards wrapping up the No. 1 seed for the upcoming region tournament with a 59-40 win over Pickens on Tuesday night in south Walker County.
The LaFayette Ramblers, who claimed the championship at the Whitwell Christmas Tournament the last time they took the floor just over a week ago, kept rolling on Saturday with a 62-53 victory at Coahulla Creek in a non-region game.
The LaFayette Ramblers sunk nine 3-pointers, accounting for half of their points, in a thrilling 54-53 victory over Ringgold in the finals of the Whitwell Christmas Tournament on Saturday night.
Note: Due to a smaller list of nominees to choose from in Class A because of having both a Public School and a Private School team, only first team and honorable mention were picked in those divisions. Also, Class A Private has two quarterbacks listed on the first team as they were the only …
It's nearly a two-hour drive from LaFayette High School to Whitwell High School, but the Ramblers appear to feel right at home in the unfamiliar surroundings of the Tigers' gymnasium.