Fresh slate for Lafayette this fall
Legendary QB now in college, new leaders will step up
MAYO, Fla. (WCJB) -After graduating all-around threat Jaxson Beach, the Lafayette Hornets will start a new when the season kicks off on Friday night. The Hornets play their first game Sept. 4 with a road game at Brookwood in Thomasville, Georgia.
Lafayette also has a new head coach. Derek Garland takes the reigns having previously served as an assistant on the Hornets staff for over a decade.
The Hornets started last season 7-0 and finished 9-2 before falling in the Class 1A region semifinals.
“They know what it takes now, they a little taste of it last year in the playoffs,” said Garland. “They saw how close they were and it’s pushed them to work a little bit harder.”
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