Monday sports: Lewisburg advances, Hernando falls in soccer

Class 6A girls soccer playoffs-second round

  • Lewisburg 3, Starkville 1
  • Germantown (Madison) 2, Hernando 0

Hernando girls soccer fell to Germantown (Madison) 2-0 in the second round of the MHSAA 6A playoffs Monday night at Anthony Jenkins Field.

The Lady Mavs opened the scoring off a corner kick at the nine minute mark of the first half. Germantown added an insurance goal when a rebound off a goalkeeper save was booted into the net in the 60th minute of the contest.

Germantown moves on to meet Clinton in the next round. Clinton defeated Tupelo in the second round Monday night.

Lewisburg carried a 2-1 lead over Starkville in the second half before Brianna Kimbrell added a late goal to clinch the victory. Lewisburg moves on to the third round to travel to Madison Central, which ousted Oxford 3-1.

Hernando’s Riley Jackson (15) and a Germantown opponent anticipate the ball during Monday’s game in Hernando. (Bob Bakken/desotocountynews.com)

Monday, Jan. 23

JUCO Men’s basketball

  • Northwest 73, Pearl River 71

JUCO Women’s basketball

  • Pearl River 67, Northwest 36

Bob Bakken

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