Desoto County Sports

Prep football for Friday, Sept. 1

Games scheduled for Friday, Sept. 1 involving DeSoto County football teams

Lake Cormorant 21, DeSoto Central 10

Notes: Jarcoby Hopson’s short touchdown pass to Tylen Matthews provided the winning points with 55 seconds left in the game. Lake Cormorant then returned an interception for a touchdown and the final points of the victory. Kamarion Franklin also scored for the Gators, as all three touchdowns were in the fourth quarter. Chris Thomas recovered a fumble and scored the touchdown for DeSoto Central. Hopson threw for two touchdowns and 83 yards. He also ran for 57 yards. Eric Perry threw for 172 yards for DeSoto Central, while Jaden Norwood ran for 43 yards. Quintin Hannah caught six passes for 58 yards.

Senatobia 38, Hernando 14

Notes: Topher Jones scored both touchdowns for Hernando.

Lafayette (Oxford) 28, Horn Lake 21

Notes: Horn Lake held a 7-0 lead after one quarter, but Lafayette scored 21 unanswered points in the second quarter. The Eagles got within 28-21 with 51 seconds left when Kavion Saulsberry recovered a high snap on a field goal attempt by Lafayette and ran 85 yards for a touchdown. Jason Edwards, Jr. and Demarkus Crain also scored for Horn Lake. Quarterback D.J. Hunter, Jr. threw for 194 yards. Edwards caught six passes for 79 yards.

Lewisburg 40, Orlando University, Florida 6

Notes: Levi Presley scored two rushing touchdowns for Lewisburg in the victory, running for 96 yards.

Tupelo 40, Southaven 7

Southwind 17, Center Hill 14

Southwind won the game with a field goal as time expired.

Cleveland Central 44, Olive Branch 17

Northpoint Christian 49, Tupelo Christian Prep 14

Notes: Northpoint scored three times in the fourth quarter to put the game away. Jack Patterson hit Charlie Parolli with a 71-yard touchdown pass among the Trojans’ scores. Patterson threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. Demontae Dillard ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns, while Noah Obigbokie rushed for another 115 yards and a score. Charlie Parolli and Alex Musgrave each caught a pass for touchdowns.

Magnolia Heights 49, Lee Academy 13

Note: This post is updated as additional information is received.

Lake Cormorant’s Kejuan Williams drags two DeSoto Central defenders in Lake Cormorant’s 21-10 win. (Photo credit: Matthew Dawley)

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