Saturday sports: Weekend baseball, softball scores

Saturday, Feb. 25

Prep baseball 

  • Hernando 8, Madison Ridgeland Academy 4
    • Hernando: Walker Craft, Josh Pena (2 hits each) Cade Koczka (3 RBIs), Thomas Mitchell (8 strikeouts)
  • DeSoto Central 10, Saltillo 3
    • DeSoto Central: Josh King (4 RBI) 
  • Lewisburg 6, Hillcrest, Ala. 2
    • Lewisburg: Matthew Osteen (WP, 2 hits, 7 K), Sam Richardson (SV).
  • Horn Lake 5, Olive Branch 0 

Prep softball

  • Hernando 14, Picayune 4
  • West Lauderdale 8, Hernando 2

JUCO softball

  • Northwest 9, Kaskaskia, Ill. 1
  • Northwest 10, Frontier, Ill. 6


Lewisburg’s Logan Bradley won the 126 pound state championship at the Mississippi Wrestling Foundation individual state meet Saturday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. Damarious Sanders and Nate Taylor of Center Hill also won individual championships in their weight divisions.

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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