Desoto County Sports

Thursday sports: Northpoint volleyball advances in playoffs

Prep volleyball

Lake Cormorant 3, Alcorn Central 0 (25-17, 25-16, 27-25)

DeSoto Central 2, Center Hill 1 (25-12, 15-25, 16-14)

Notes: Match was played in school before students.  

Olive Branch at Horn Lake

TSSAA Division II-A West Region championship – at USJ

Northpoint Christian 3, St. George‚Äôs (Collierville) 2 (16-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-7, 15-10)

Notes: Northpoint stat leaders: Quinn Thurman (26 kills, 19 digs, 2 blocks), Kylee Reynolds (17 kills, 4 blocks), Isis Reid (7 kills, 3 blocks), Sarah Johnson (53 assists, 11 digs, 1 ace)

JUCO football

East Mississippi 35, Northwest 17

Prep girls soccer

TSSAA Division II-A West Region playoffs

USJ 8, Northpoint Christian 2

Bob Bakken

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