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Lafayette wins its fifth North half title in the last six years

Feb. 13—OXFORD — The Lafayette Commodores and Pontotoc Warriors were very familiar with one another heading into Tuesday's Class 5A girls soccer North state championship.

The two played twice in the regular season as members of Region 1-5A, with the Commodores winning both matchups.

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