Friday sports: Basketball, soccer results

Photo: Damyia Cummings of Hernando is shown in Thursday’s game against DeSoto Central at the Shan Whiteside Classic, which continues Saturday. (Bob Bakken/

Friday, Dec. 16

Prep boys basketball

  • Northpoint Christian 56, Magnolia Heights 39
    • Northpoint: Christian Gilliland 22, Grayson Alford 17. 
    • Gilliland named Player of the Game
  • Lewisburg 57, Senatobia 50
    • Lewisburg: Gage Haley 16, Josiah Nelson 14. Haley was named Player of the Game. 
  • Olive Branch 98, Southaven 82
  • Horn Lake 60, Holmes County Central 48
    • Horn Lake: Kyren Pernell 19, Kylen Pernell 17. Kyren Pernell named Player of the Game.

Prep girls basketball

  • Lewisburg 43, Senatobia 29
    • Lewisburg: Allie Carroll, Allison Irby 13. Carroll was named Player of the Game. 
  • Northpoint Christian 46, Magnolia Heights 31
    • Northpoint: Nailah Herrera 19. Herrera was named Player of the Game
  • Olive Branch 43, Southaven 35

NBA G League Basketball

  • Memphis Hustle 117, Rio Grande Valley Vipers 113 (box score)

Prep boys soccer

  • Lewisburg 1, Long Beach 0
  • DeSoto Central at Biloxi

Prep girls soccer

  • Lewisburg 1, Long Beach 0
  • DeSoto Central at Biloxi

SPORTS ETC.: Olive Branch High School basketball guard Jaylyn Tyler was honored Friday night for reaching the 1,000 point club for his career.  

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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