Saturday’s prep sports action

Prep boys basketball 

DeSoto Central 52, South Panola 40

Byhalia 57, Lewisburg 52 (Lewisburg: Logan Coker 24)

Logan Coker led Lewisburg with 24 points against Byhalia Saturday afternoon (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports_

Southaven 53, Ripley 41

Olive Branch 74, Pontotoc 63

Prep girls basketball

DeSoto Central 53, South Panola 49

Lewisburg 40, Byhalia 23 (Rainey Lamb 10, Allison Irby 10)

(*Note – Byhalia played the entire game with only four players on the roster. Jasmine Malone scored all 23 points for the Lady Indians.)

Allison Irby (with mask) joined Rainey Lamb as scoring leaders for Lewisburg in their road victory at Byhalia Saturday. Irby and Lamb each scored 10 points in the victory. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

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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