Desoto County Sports

Lady Tigers softball heads to state

Hernando Lady Tigers softball team left Tuesday morning for the MHSAA 7A state final series against Northwest Rankin at the University of Southern Mississippi. The North Half champions will play the South Half winners Northwest Rankin in a best two-out-of-three series starting Wednesday evening at 6:45 p.m.

The team left on a chartered bus with students and staff lining the sidewalk in front of the school cheering and waving signs.

The schedule for the 7A state final series is as follows:

MHSAA 7A softball State Championship playoffs – best of three

Hernando vs. Northwest Rankin – at Southern Miss, Hattiesburg

  • Hernando vs. Northwest Rankin (Game One) – 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 15
  • Hernando vs. Northwest Rankin (Game Two) – 6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 16
  • Hernando vs. Northwest Rankin (Game Three, If Needed) – Time TBD* Saturday, May 18

*-time to be determined by the number of series requiring a third game

DeSoto County News will have complete coverage of Hernando’s games at the state final series, so follow the website and our social media channels for updates.

Here is the departure of the team from Hernando High School Tuesday morning.