DeSoto County players on all-star basketball rosters

Photo: Kylen Pernell drives past a defender during the game earlier this season. He is part of the Mississippi roster for the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game. (Bob Bakken/

Players from Horn Lake and DeSoto Central have been selected to the North/South All-Star and Mississippi/Alabama rosters for games to be played at the end of the high school basketball season.  

The Mississippi Association of Coaches announced the rosters for the games. The Mississippi/Alabama games will be played March 11 in Mobile, Alabama. The North/South All-Star contests are March 18 in Clinton.  

Mississippi/Alabama boys’ team roster

Selected to the Mississippi boys’ team roster is Kylen (Dimp) Pernell of Horn Lake.  

4A/5A/6A North boys roster

Twin brother Kyren Pernell of Horn Lake was chosen to the 4A/5A/6A North boys’ squad.

4A/5A/6A North girls roster

The girls’ 4A/5A/6A roster will have Jamaiya Hasley of DeSoto Central.  

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 provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. 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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