Lafayette Basketball

Lafayette’s Ethan Zeit rises above a Central (Park Hills) defender during a Class 4 state semifinal game on Thursday in Springfield, Missouri.

The Lafayette Fighting Irish were able to pull themselves together at the right time this season as the team entered their Class 4 semifinal matchup against Central (Park Hills) on an eight-game winning streak.

Central entered the contest with six straight wins but were able to make it seven straight after a decisive 82-57 victory in Springfield, Missouri, to send Lafayette to the third place game.

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