Saturday sports: Basketball, soccer scores

Lewisburg girls win in penalty kicks to advance to 6A North Half championship on Tuesday

Photo: Hernando’s Parks Raffety battles a Starkville opponent for the ball during Saturday’s 6A third round contest in Hernando. (Bob Bakken/

Saturday, Jan 28

Prep boys basketball

  • Plainview, Ala. 57, DeSoto Central 50
    • DeSoto Central: Caleb Curtis 15 
  • Lausanne Collegiate, Tenn. 69, Olive Branch 60
    • Olive Branch: Jaylyn Tyler 17, Reece Garrison 15, Caleb Hunt 10
  • Northpoint Christian 68, St. George’s (Collierville, Tenn) 60
    • Northpoint Christian: Christian Gilliland 35

Prep girls basketball

  • St. George’s (Collierville, Tenn.) 46, Northpoint Christian 41
    • Northpoint Christian:  Nailah Herrera 20, Lillie Milligan 10

Class 6A boys soccer playoffs-third round

  • Starkville 2, Hernando 1
    • Hernando: Gordo Macias-1 goal
  • Clinton 3, Horn Lake 1

Class 6A girls soccer playoffs-third round

  • Lewisburg 3, Madison Central 3 (Lewisburg wins in penalty kicks 6-5, Hannah Payne with the game winner)

Tuesday, Jan 31

Class 6A girls soccer playoffs-North Half championship

  • Clinton at Lewisburg

NBA G League basketball

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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