LaFayette Beats Jefferson 53-51 to Advance to the Elite Eight
LaFayette, GA-(WDEF-TV) The LaFayette boys basketball team beat Jefferson 53-51 on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight of the
Class AAAA state tournament.
The Ramblers trailed by two going to the fourth quarter.
Alex Kelehear got LaFayette back on top with a three pointer.
With just over two minutes to play, Dee Southern scored inside to put the Ramblers up 48-43.
But the Dragons fought back.
They took the lead at 51-50 on a three-pointer from Kam Robinson with 35 seconds to play.
The Ramblers responded with another inside basket from Southern to go up 52-51.
A free throw with eight seconds left extended the Ramblers lead to 53-51.
Dragons went for the win with a corner three, but the shot was no good, and the Ramblers celebrated their two point victory.