Saturday sports: DeSoto Central, Center Hill win in baseball

Saturday, March 11

Prep baseball

  • DeSoto Central 6, South Panola 1
    • DeSoto Central: Luke Sides- 2 hits, 3 RBIs. Gavin Brassfield- 1 ER, 6 strikeouts
  • DeSoto Central 12,  Oxford 6
    • DeSoto Central: Gavin Brassfield-2 hits, double, 4 RBIs. Josh King-2 hits, double, 3 RBIs. Luke Sides-2 ER, 5 strikeouts, 4 IP. 
  • Center Hill 6, New Albany 4
    • Center Hill: Scott Green, double, 2 RBIs. Nolan Turner-6 IP, 2 ER, 9 strikeouts. 

JUCO baseball

  • Northwest 6, Southwest 5

JUCO softball

  • Northwest 5, Southwest 1
  • Northwest 17, Southwest 1
    • Northwest: McKaylee ‘KK’ Polk 3 HRs, sets school career HR record

Horn Lake senior and Jones College commit Dimp Pernell was named the Mississippi MVP in today’s Mississippi/Alabama All-Star basketball game in Mobile, Alabama. The Alabama All-Stars defeated Mississippi 91-72 and also won the girls’ game 88-74.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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