Saturday’s DeSoto County scores

Shan Whiteside Basketball Classic at DeSoto Central

Prep boys basketball

DeSoto Central 52, Starkville Academy 40 (DeSoto Central: Dorian Whitley 16. Starkville Academy: Rett Keenum 9)

Dorian Whitley of DeSoto Central was named Player of the Game.

Ripley 66, Lewisburg 60 (Ripley: Lantrell Vance 31. Lewisburg: Logan Coker 25)

Lantrell Vance of Ripley was named Player of the Game.

Legends Classic at Holly Springs

Prep boys basketball

Holly Springs 51, Center Hill 47 (Center Hill: Zandon Haralson 19, Kaeden Laws 8)

Olive Branch 81, Byhalia 59

Prep girls basketball

Shan Whiteside Basketball Classic at DeSoto Central

DeSoto Central 69, Starkville Academy 57 (DeSoto Central: Janiya Jones 25. Starkville Academy: Lillee Alpe 32)

Janiya Jones of DeSoto Central was named Player of the Game.

Lake Cormorant 53, Rossville Christian Academy, Tenn. 17 (Lake Cormorant: Malaesha Liddell 16. Rossville Christian Academy: Anna Cate Thompson 8)

Malaesha Liddell of Lake Cormorant was named Player of the Game.

Northpoint Christian 44, Starkville 40 (overtime) (Northpoint: Leah Jones 16. Starkville: Sukkima Suell 15)

Leah Jones of Northpoint Christian was named Player of the Game.

Hutchison School (Memphis) 59, Senatobia 24 (Hutchison: Carmyn Harrison 19. Senatobia: Tiana Abron 14)

Carmyn Harrison of the Hutchison School was named Player of the Game.

Legends Classic at Holly Springs

Prep girls basketball

Ripley 43, Center Hill 42 (Center Hill: Kayleigh Prentiss 11, Hope Mealer 9, Candace Buford 8) 

Olive Branch 61, Collierville 38

SPORTS ETC.: Matthew Smith of DeSoto Central was named the winner of the Shan Whiteside Award, recognizing a Jaguars’ boy or girl basketball player who exhibits character and perseverance. Members of the Shan Whiteside family, wife Gayle and children Leigh Allison and Tyler presented all awards for Smith and the Players of the Game during Saturday’s Shan Whiteside Sideline Cancer Basketball Classic.

From left, DeSoto Central principal Cliff Johnston, Matthew Smith, Gayle Whiteside and children Tyler and Leigh Allison.

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