Desoto County Sports

Monday sports: Hernando stops Gators in morning soccer contest

Thanks to a late cancellation, Hernando and Lake Cormorant boys’ soccer teams put together a last-minute contest played Monday morning at Lake Cormorant. The game was all Hernando, as the Tigers defeated the Gators 9-2 with the contest ending 10 minutes into the second half by the seven-goal mercy rule.

Jackson Hale, Tyler Starnes, Vincent Waters each scored two goals for Hernando.  Lake Cormorant scored once in the first half and added another goal in the second half on a penalty kick before the game ended early.

Prep boys basketball

Jackson Prep 69, Lewisburg 38

DeSoto Central 63, MASE 60

  • KJ Patrick scored 16 points for the Jaguars.

Brandon 58, Center Hill 49 

Melrose 68, Southaven 54

New Albany 84, Hernando 64

Horn Lake 68, KIPP Collegiate 31

  • Trey Wilson of Horn Lake scored 16 points and had seven rebounds for the Eagles. 

Prep girls basketball

Center Hill 54, Memphis Home Education Association 50

  • Madison Hughes led Center Hill with 27 points. 

Horn Lake 44, KIPP Collegiate 2

  • LaMyah Harris of Horn Lake scored 10 points. 

Southaven 48, Melrose 35

  • Kaylee Spencer led Southaven with 16 points. 

Hernando 58, South Pontotoc 57

  • Franziska Kelly led Hernando with 21 points. 

MASE at DeSoto Central 42, MASE 17

  • Londen Armstrong led DeSoto Central in scoring with 16 points, 10 rebounds 

Lewisburg 52, Jackson Prep 41

Prep boys soccer

Hernando 9, Lake Cormorant 2

  • Jackson Hale, Tyler Starnes, Vincent Waters each scored two goals for Hernando.  

NBA G League basketball

Mexico City Capitanes 124, Memphis Hustle 104 Read more here


DeSoto County players were included on the rosters for the annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Soccer All-Star games, set for Feb 17 in Ridgeland. Read more here

Northpoint Christian baseball coach Stephen Kirkpatrick and graduated senior Hudson Brown were recognized Monday by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association. The TBCA named Kirkpatrick the Division II-A Coach of the Year and Brown the Player of the Year. Brown is playing his freshman season at the University of Kentucky.  

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