Kevin Williams

Led by Lia, Lafayette girls showing promise under new coach

Led by Lia, Lafayette girls showing promise under new coach

JAMES CITY – The Lafayette girls basketball team has had a real mix of good and bad moments this season, something first-year coach Kevin Williams chalks up to the coaching transition.

Williams and the Rams’ star guard, senior Rachel Lia, believe the box scores don’t quite tell the story since Lafayette (5-11, 4-9 Bay Rivers District) has played tight games with some of the best teams in the district.

Monday's performance was all positive as the Rams dominated New Kent 55-32 to stay a game behind Smithfield (5-7 BRD) for seventh in the district. Jamestown (7-6 BRD), which defeated York Monday, and Bruton (6-6 BRD) are ahead of Smithfield in the middle of the pack with...

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