Desoto County Sports

Saturday sports: Football, volleyball, soccer and cross country

Photo: Hernando’s Kaitlyn Burge set a New Albany Invitational meet record time in the winning the girls Class 4A-7A race on Saturday. (Photo courtesy Keith Fulcher)

In high school football on Saturday, Southaven was shut out by Tuscaloosa, Ala. Hillcrest 43-0 in the wrap up to the Southeast Showcase two-day classic at Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia. The Chargers travel to Tupelo for their next game on Friday, Sept. 1, before opening the home season the following Friday against South Panola.

Prep volleyball

Lewisburg 3, Jackson Academy 0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-21)

Notes: Lewisburg stat leaders: Jayda Bradley (17 kills hitting .536, 4 digs, 2 aces), Ella Grace Holloway (9 kills, hitting .375, 4 aces), Lana Ferrell (4 kills hitting .500, 3 digs, 2 blocks, 2 aces), Claire Smith (31 assists, 8 digs, 2 aces)

Huntsville, Ala. 2, Lewisburg 1 (25-21, 22-25, 25-20)

Notes: Lewisburg stat leaders: Ella Grace Holloway (9 kills, 4 blocks),  Jayda Bradley (9 kills, 11 digs, 2 aces), Allie Kate Hall (28 digs)

Bartlett, Tenn, 2, Lake Cormorant 1 (25-19, 22-25, 17-15)

JUCO volleyball – at Chattanooga, Tenn.

Northwest CC 3, Snead State 1

Wallace State 3, Northwest CC 1

HERNANDO HARRIERS SECOND IN NEW ALBANY, WEISS, BURGE WIN: The Hernando girls cross country team scored three of the top five individual finishes, but lost the Class 4A-7A portion of Saturday’s New Albany Invitational cross country meet by one point. The Hernando boys were also second in the team standings for their run, but Graham Weiss again led the way to the individual title.

Kaitlyn Burge, Riley Jackson and Kyleigh Carter all finished in the top five of the girls’ event, led by Burge, who won the race in a time of 19:14.90. Jackson was second in a time of 20:33.75 and Carter came in fifth in a clocking of 22:08.23.

Hernando girls lost to Arlington, Tenn. in the run for the team title, losing by one point, 48-49.

Maggie Linville led a trio of runners from Center Hill, finishing 12th in a time of 23:58.97 and Maykyn Johnson was the top Olive Branch runner, coming in 59th overall in a time of 30:25.38.

Saltillo won the boys race for Class 4A-7A schools with 38 points, with Hernando taking second place with 62 points. Olive Branch was eighth in the team standings with 229 points.

Hernando had two runners in the top four, lead by senior Graham Weiss’ winning time of 16:37.82 for the five-kilometer run. Freshman Trace Thornhill was fourth overall in a time of 17:52.69.

Jared Smalley has the best time for Center Hill runners at 19:45.02, finishing 21st in the race. Olive Branch was led by Preston Moody, 31st overall at 20:34.02.

Girls soccer: Northpoint Christian 4, Munford 0 (Game called after 50 minutes due to heat. Moriah Tims, Hayden Honeymaker, each 2 goals)

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