North Mississippi All-Star Soccer Games highlight top talent

The second annual North Mississippi Soccer All-Star Games were played at Tupelo High School Thursday evening. A total of four games were played with top high school players from north Mississippi taking part. 

The games are divided up into East and West teams with a Senior Boys Game, Freshman-Junior Boys, Senior Girls, and Freshman-Junior Girls. 

Following are the results from the four all-star games and the respective most valuable players for the games. Christian Holman of Center Hill and Horn Lake’s Kevin Resendiz were named West All-Stars for their teams.  

Senior Boys’ Most Valuable Players

Senior Boys Game 

East – 3 (MVP: Trey Parnell-Columbus New Hope)

West – 1 (MVP: Christian Holman-Center Hill)

Freshman-Junior Boys Most Valuable Players

Fr. – Jr. Boys Game 

East – 1 (MVP: Tim Elders-Tupelo)

West – 1 (MVP: Kevin Resendiz-Horn Lake)

Senior Girls Most Valuable Players

Senior Girls Game 

West – 2 (MVP: Kate Blankenship-Grenada)

East – 1 (MVP: Lauren Frederick-Tupelo)

Freshman-Junior Girls Most Valuable Players

Fr. – Jr. Girls Game

West – 1 (MVP: Aiyanah Jones-Oxford Lafayette)

East – 0  (MVP: Julia McPherson-Starkville)

Click here for our story announcing the rosters for the contests, including the DeSoto County athletes who were named to play in the event.

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