Friday’s DeSoto County scores

Prep boys basketball

Lake Cormorant 71, Horn Lake 67 (Gators record now 7-1. Lake Cormorant: KB Brooks 35)

Northpoint Christian 50, Hernando 49 (Northpoint: Chris Gilliland 18, Mitchell Wright 12. Hernando: Dezmon Cummings 20, Josh Williams 12)

Northpoint Christian’s Chris Gilliland (33) tries to muscle his way through a couple of Hernando defenders in Friday’s 50-49 victory by Northpoint. Gilliland finished with 18 points to lead the Trojans in scoring. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Prep girls  basketball

Horn Lake 58, Lake Cormorant 14

Hernando 50, Northpoint Christian 49 (Hernando: Victoria Walton 14, Abbey Harrison 12. Northpoint: Leah Jones 16, Bethany Wright 13)

Victoria Walton led Hernando with 14 point in Hernando’s 50-49 at Northpoint Christian (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Southaven 65, Center Hill 52 (Southaven: Taylor Woodhouse 40. Center Hill: Hope Mealer 14, Candace Buford 14)

Prep boys bowling

Lewisburg 3,335, Olive Branch 2,856, DeSoto Central 2,780, Southaven 2,247, Center Hill 1,449.

Prep girls bowling

Lewisburg 1,439, DeSoto Central 1,266, Olive Branch 1,260, Center Hill 1,068.

Prep soccer

Tupelo 4, Olive Branch 0

Prep girls soccer

Tupelo 7, Olive Branch 0

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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