Saturday’s DeSoto County prep action

Prep boys basketball

DeSoto Central 60, Northpoint Christian 48 (DeSoto Central: Matthew Smith 21. Northpoint: Darius Taylor 17, Chris Gilliland 15)

Matthew Smith led DeSoto Central in scoring with 21 points.
Darius Naylor (24) was Northpoint Christian’s leading point getter with 17.

Prep girls basketball

DeSoto Central 43, Northpoint Christian 36 (DeSoto Central: Janiya Jones 22. Northpoint: Leah Jones 12, Bethany Wright 11)

Janiya Jones was the the game-high scorer against Northpoint with 22 points

Lewisburg 41, First Assembly Christian, Tennessee 30 (Lewisburg: Ellie Jones 15, Allison Irby 9)

Arlington, Tenn. 54, Olive Branch 33

Prep boys soccer

DeSoto Central 1, New Albany 1 (New Albany wins on penalty kicks 4-1) 

Lewisburg 1, Hernando 1 (Hernando wins in penalty kicks 4-2) 

Pearl 2, Center Hill 0

Clinton 4, Center Hill 1

Southaven 7, Lake Cormorant 0

Prep girls soccer

DeSoto Central 7, New Albany 2

Hernando 2, Lewisburg 1

Pearl 4, Center Hill 1

Clinton 8, Center Hill 0

Southaven 4, Lake Cormorant 0

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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