Lafayette 8-U All-Stars state runner-up

The Lafayette 8-U Little League All-Stars, kneeling, from left, include Haygen Gross, Nickolas Carter, Gage Young, Brylen Lee, Hayden Gross and Malachi Brawner; standing, from left, Tate Austin, Kyler Netherton, Noah Key, Gunner Wix, Tyson Brown and Keagan Netherton; and coaches, from left, Keegan Bussey, Todd Austin, Scott Key and Spenser Young.

The Lafayette 8U All-Star baseball team has in its first year of sanctioned baseball performed exceptionally well, finishing as state runner-up after a Monday loss to Goodlettsville in the championship round.

The team knocked off Gallatin, Lebanon and Carthage in pool play, then beat Carthage in the best-of-three to win the District 2 title on June 28 in Carthage.

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