Desoto County Sports

Thursday sports: Lewisburg volleyball rallies past Lady Jags

Prep volleyball

Hernando 3, South Panola 0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-20)

Lewisburg 3, DeSoto Central 2 (24-26, 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-9)

  • For Lewisburg, Ella Grace Holloway had 18 kills; Lana Ferrell had 11 kills; Jayda Bradley had six kills and served 10 aces; Lillian Hodges and Reagan Meadows had 13 digs each; and Anna Kate Hall had 11 digs, seven assists, an served four aces.
  • For DeSoto Central, Kasey Scruggs had 18 kills, 3 aces, and 13 digs.  Reese McIntosh had 16 digs.  Madison Fairley had 11 kills.  Sydney Tague had 21 assists and 2 aces and Madison Young had 29 assists and 3 aces.

Lake Cormorant 3, Center Hill 0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-21)

  • For Lake Cormorant, Sofia Gonzalez had 12 kills; Ariana Woods served two aces; Kiersten McGarrity had 23 digs; and Dallas White made 26 assists.

Grenada at Horn Lake

Southaven 3, Olive Branch 0

Northpoint Christian 3, Evangelical Christian 1 (25-20, 25-20, 20-25, 25-19)

  • For Northpoint, Quinn Thurman had 20 kills and 20 digs; Isis Reid had 14 kills and five blocks; Sailor Cole had 13 digs; Sophie Bauer had 38 assists; and Rylee Grace Davis served two aces.

Following Thursday’s match between Lewisburg and DeSoto Central, players and coaches from both teams gathered to pray for Lewisburg basketball coach Adam Tipton, who is gravely ill in the hospital.

Girls soccer

Lausanne Collegiate 1, Northpoint Christian 0

JUCO football

Northwest Mississippi 21, Pearl River 14

Bob Bakken

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