Saturday sports: Prep scores galore

Photo: Center Hill’s Madison Bush, shown in action against Horn Lake, led the Lady Mustangs in Saturday’s victory over Northpoint Christian. (Bob Bakken/

Saturday, Dec. 17

Prep basketball

  • Holmes County Central 57, Hernando 46
  • DeSoto Central 81, Lafayette County 47
    • DeSoto Central: Josh Jackson 19, Player of the Game
  • Center Hill 67, Northpoint Christian 61
    • Center Hill: Jaidyn Rankins 17, Jon Mitchell 15
    • Northpoint: Christian Gilliland 28, Grayson Alford 15
  • Horn Lake 62, Collierville, Tenn. 48
    • Horn Lake: Kyren Pernell Player of the Game with 23 points

Prep girls basketball

  • Holmes County Central 64, Hernando 60
    • Hernando: Damyia Cummings 17, A’khiah Martin 16
  • Center Hill 42, Northpoint Christian 19
    • Center Hill: Madison Bush 10, Player of the Game

NBA G League basketball

  • Birmingham Squadron 104, Memphis Hustle 96 (box score)

Prep boys soccer

  • Lewisburg 3, Biloxi 1
    • Lewisburg goals: Asher Jackson, Cal Wier, Ronaldo Serna
  • DeSoto Central 0, Long Beach 0 (draw)

Prep girls soccer

  • Lewisburg 1, Biloxi 1 (draw)

Prep football 

Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star Game 

  • South 14, North 10
    • North points included a 23-yard field from Hernando’s Jackson Uselton.

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 provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.