For the second straight year, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers won the junior varsity version of the Southeast Whitfield Raider Rally.
LaFayette High School sports
Class AAAA's No. 5-ranked Lady Ramblers got a huge scare from Class AA's No. 10-ranked Chattooga Lady Indians on Thursday before LaFayette was able to finally squeeze out a 27-25, 22-25, 28-26 victory in a thrilling match in south Walker County.
The No. 3-ranked LaFayette Lady Ramblers traveled to Tunnel Hill on Thursday for a Region 6-AAAA showdown with the No. 2-ranked Lady Bruins, looking for a sweep of the season series.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers, now up to No. 5 in the latest Class AAAA state poll, improved to 21-6 overall with a sweep of Model and Dade County Tuesday night in Trenton.
The Calhoun Lady Jackets fell out of the Class AAA Top 10 poll this week, but still showed why they are a solid club by defeating Class AAAA No. 6 LaFayette, 27-25, 13-25 and 25-22, Thursday night in Gordon County.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers showed why they are ranked ninth in the current Class AAAA state volleyball poll after taking two matches from Pickens Tuesday night in south Walker County.
The Heritage Lady Generals and the LaFayette Lady Ramblers met in the Silver Bracket finals of the Coosa Invitational tournament on Saturday in Floyd County, with the Navy-and-Red coming back from a set down to win, 23-25, 25-19 and 25-21.
The LaFayette Ramblers trailed by just seven points, 14-7, after one quarter at Trion on Friday night. However, the homestanding Bulldogs would put up 21 points in the second quarter and go on to a 49-21 victory over the Ramblers at Sam R. McCain Stadium.
Having watched her team's 5-1 lead evaporate to 5-4 going into the top of the sixth inning on Thursday night, new LaFayette head coach Meagan Base called a team huddle and basically had just three words for her players: "hit the ball".
The Battle of Walker County took place on the court at LaFayette High School Thursday evening and it was the home team that won the three-way dance.