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Lafayette takes Sweet Sixteen title, 1979

Posted on March 19, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

Lafayette’s Dirk Minniefield, with coach Jock Sutherland, was all smiles  as the final seconds of the Sweet Sixteen state championship game wound down on March 17, 1979. Lafayette defeated Christian County 62-52 in Rupp Arena to claim the state crown. The 2017 champion will be decided Saturday afternoon in Rupp Arena. Tip-off is 2 p.m. Photo by E. Martin Jessee | Staff

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