Monday’s DeSoto County scores

Prep baseball

Center Hill 20, Olive Branch 1 (3 innings) (17-run first inning for Center Hill) (Avery Rodgers 3 runs, 3 hits, triple, and 3 RBIs for Center Hill. Scott Green struck out 4 and walked one in three innings pitched. First Region 2-6A win for Mustangs.)

Hernando 7, Cleveland Central 3

Northpoint Christian 15, ECS 4 (JB Williams was the winning pitcher. Conner McNatt had 6 RBIs with a home run, Hudson Brown had 4 RBIs, and James Smith had 3 RBIs with a home run.)

Prep softball

DeSoto Central 9, Olive Branch 8 (Lady Jags 4 in the sixth and 2 in the seventh for a comeback win. Arin Dale and Savannah Wilbanks each have 3-hit nights, Meg Vinson has 2 RBIs. Winning pitcher Jorja Wheeler struck out 3 in three innings pitched.)

Hernando 16, Southaven 3 (4 innings) (11-run second inning for Hernando)

Independence 11, Horn Lake 0

Lewisburg 13, St. Benedict at Auburndale 3 (5 innings) (9 run third inning for Lady Patriots. Avery Williams and Aubrey Williams with 3 RBIs each. Aubrey Williams tripled. Casey Raggett struck out six and walked two in five innings.)

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