Desoto County Sports

Northpoint shuts out Wildcats before storms hit

Prep football

Northpoint Christian 40, Fayette Ware 0 (game called at halftime for weather)

Northpoint: James Smith – 39 yards interception for a touchdown, followed by Jackson Thomason with a 30 yard interception for a score. Thomason scored three touchdowns for Northpoint in the win.  

Second-year Northpoint Christian School football coach Tyler Gold watches the action as his Trojans shut out Fayette Ware, Tenn. 40-0 in a game called at halftime due to threatening weather.
(Photo by Bob Bakken)
Junior back Jackson Thomason (27) was stopped on this play but scored two rushing touchdowns and caught an interception for another in Northpoint Christian 40-0 blanking of Fayette Ware, Tenn. Thursday night at Northpoint. (Photo by Bob Bakken)

Prep volleyball

DeSoto Central 3, Tupelo 0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-16)

DeSoto Central: Kennedy Smith- 4 aces, 11 kills, Megan Harris- 3 aces, 22 digs, Kasey Scruggs- 3 aces, Amonie Silas- 10 kills, Gracie Tacker- 31 assists.

Oxford 3, Hernando 1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-15, 25-22)

Lewisburg 3, Lake Cormorant 0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-17)

Center Hill 3, Southaven 0 (25-9, 25-6, 25-8)

Northpoint Christian 3, First Assembly Christian, Tenn. 1 (25-18, 25-18, 20-25, 25-19)

Boys Golf

Northpoint Christian 161, Tipton-Rosemark, Tenn. 181, Lausanne Collegiate, Tenn. 222

Medalist: Luke Murphy (Northpoint) 38

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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