Desoto County Sports

Sports digest: Tuesday scores, highlights


Boys Basketball

Lewisburg 79, Independence 47

Center Hill 80, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences 59

Lake Cormorant 64, Horn Lake 60 (overtime)

Southaven 70, DeSoto Central 53

Olive Branch 90, Lafayette (Oxford) 47

Northpoint Christian 65, Fairley (Memphis) 58

Girls Basketball

DeSoto Central 65, Southaven 32

Lewisburg 72, Independence 34

Memphis Academy of Health Sciences 65, Center Hill 50

Olive Branch 69, Lafayette (Oxford) 63

Horn Lake 76, Lake Cormorant 55

NBA G League basketball

Memphis Hustle 106, Texas Legends 100

Boys Soccer

Lewisburg 3, Horn Lake 2

DeSoto Central 6, Oxford 2

Girls Soccer

Lewisburg 7, Horn Lake 0

Oxford 4, DeSoto Central 0

Lake Cormorant 3, Senatobia 1


  • Horn Lake boys were led by Trevon Jackson and Jordan Pointer, each with 14 points, followed by Connor Sims and Dimp Pernell with 10 each in the Eagles’ overtime loss to Lake Cormorant.  
  • In the overtime victory, Lake Cormorant was paced by Alijah Jackson with 21 and Dalen Anderson with 11.  
  • DeSoto Central boys were led by Dorian Whitley’s 25 points and Caleb Curtis with 11 in the Jaguars’ loss to Southaven.   
  • Lewisburg boys’ basketball was led by Trae Cagle with 16 points and Noah Jorgenson with 15 points in the Patriots’ victory over Independence.  
  • Christian Gilliland scored 22 points for Northpoint Christian in the Trojans’ season-opening win at Memphis Fairley. Darius Naylor added 16 points. The girls’ contest with the schools was labeled as an exhibition, not counting in the season standings.  
  • Allie Carroll led Lewisburg with 18 points and Allison Irby added 16 in their girls’ basketball win over Independence.  
  • DeSoto Central girls were led by Janiya Jones with 22, Tanaija Bratcher with 13 and Mya Richardson with 9 in the Lady Jags’ victory over Southaven. Jones added 11 rebounds and six steals, along with three blocks.   
  • Center Hill girls were led by Madison Bush with 15, Jairya Rankins with 11 and Dominique Collins with 10 in their loss to Memphis Academy of Health Sciences. 
  • Hogan Payne scored the game-winning goal for Lewisburg in the Patriots boys’ soccer victory over Horn Lake. Lane Kirk and Aaron Rodriguez also scored goals. 
  • Eli Kitchens scored four times for DeSoto Central in the Jaguars boys’ soccer victory over Oxford. Ian Thomas and Patrick Vallean also scored goals.  

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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