Bronchos News · Lafayette Jeff Boys Basketball Ends Record-Setting Season


In the semifinals of the IHSAA Sectional, Lafayette Jeff’s boys basketball team suffered a 51-48 loss to crosstown rival Harrison.

The loss ends the Bronchos season with a school record 21 regular season victories, while Harrison will move on the the Sectional Championship vs. Marion.  Marion won the night’s first game by a 63-47 margin over Logansport.

The Bronchos shot only 18.2 percent from three-point range in the game, and lost the services of Brooks Barnhizer, who fouled out with four minutes left in the game.

Senior Avery Beaver led Lafayette Jeff with 19 points, including 5-of-9 from three-point range, while Matthew Jones tallied 12 points and five rebounds.