Saturday sports: Shan Whiteside Classic and more

Photo: Action from Saturday night’s DeSoto Central-Heritage Academy game at the Shan Whiteside Classic. Heritage won 56-53 in overtime. (Bob Bakken/Desoto County Sports)

Shan Whiteside Sideline Cancer Classic

Boys Basketball

North Panola 67, Lewisburg 50 (Lewisburg scoring leaders: Amarion Davis 11)

Southaven 55, Magnolia Heights 36 (Southaven scoring leaders: Ian Jeffries 12, 12 rebounds, named Player of the Game)

Collierville 66, Pontotoc 59 (Collierville‚Äôs Phil Dotson named Player of the Game with 17 points) 

Center Hill vs. Memphis Central (canceled – Memphis Central in COVID protocols)

Madison Ridgeland Academy 49, Holmes County Central 45 (Player of the Game was Harrison Alexander of MRA with 17 points)

Heritage Academy 56, DeSoto Central 53 (OT) (Trey Naugher of Heritage named Player of the Game with 20 points. Caleb Curtis led DeSoto Central with 19)

Girls Basketball

Lewisburg 67, North Panola 28 (Lewisburg scoring leaders: Allie Carroll 30, named Player of the Game, Allison Irby 14, and Laney Moss 10)

Pontotoc 54, Collierville, Tenn. 52 (Jamyia Bowen of Pontotoc was the Player of the Game with 18 points.) 

Ripley 54, Magnolia Heights 40 (Player of the Game is Alorian Story) 

Hutchison School 72, Holmes County Central 36 (Player of the Game was Berklee Scifres of Hutchison with 24 points)

Madison Ridgeland Academy 49, Starkville 47 (Riley Hancock 26 for MRA, Player of the Game) 

Center Hill 67, Independence 24 (Kayleigh Prentiss was the Player of the Game with 19 points)

Horn Lake 61, Millington Central, Tenn. 52. (Horn Lake led by Indiya Bowen with 25, named Player of the Game)

DeSoto Central 45, Heritage Academy 12

Christian Gilliland of Northpoint Christian drives for two of his game-high 26 points against Rossville Christian Academy on Saturday. (Bob Bakken/Desoto County Sports)

Boys basketball

Northpoint Christian 48, Rossville Christian, Tenn. 44 (Christian Gilliland led Northpoint with 26 points)

Brylee Faith Cherry of Northpoint Christian scored 7 points in the loss to Briarcrest Christian.
(Bob Bakken/Desoto County Sports)

Girls Basketball

Briarcrest Christian 42, Northpoint Christian 24 (Northpoint scoring leaders – Brylee Faith Cherry, Izzy Carlson – 7 points each)

Prep Football

North-South All-Star Game at Gulfport

South 27, North 24 (Lake Comorant’s Telvin Amos caught an 11-yard touchdown pass in a fourth-quarter comeback attempt that fell short. Amos was named the North Offensive Player of the Game. Dillion Williams of Southaven named North Defensive Player of the Game.)

SPORTS ETC.:

Dorian Whitley of DeSoto Central was named the winner of the Shan Whiteside Award, emblematic of a DeSoto Central basketball player who exhibits qualities that Whiteside wanted to see in his players. Whitley was joined by members of the Whiteside family for the award presentation. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)
Davisha Dorsey of DeSoto Central was named the winner of the Shan Whiteside Award, emblematic of a DeSoto Central basketball player who exhibits qualities that Whiteside wanted to see in his players. Dorsey was joined by members of the Whiteside family for the award presentation. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

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