Desoto County Sports

Thursday sports: Prep volleyball, soccer and Northwest results

Rangers win home football opener, Hernando native Uselton kicks four field goals in the Northwest win

Photo: Action from Thursday’s Northwest Community College football victory over Hinds at Senatobia. (Bob Bakken/

Prep volleyball

Lewisburg 3, Southaven 0 (25-12, 25-7, 25-4)

Notes: Lewisburg stat leaders: Jayda Bradley (12 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks), Ella Grace Holloway (9 kills, 9 digs), Claire Smith (32 assists, 5 digs, 3 aces), Ava Becker (5 kills hitting .714), Hallie Wright (6 blocks)

DeSoto Central 3, Oxford 0 (25-20, 25-9, 25-19)

Notes: DeSoto Central stat leaders: Genesis Weeks led with 10 kills. Kasey Scruggs had 9 kills, and Reese McIntosh had 8 kills. Sydney Tague had 28 assists. Katie Monaghan had 7 digs and Avery Carter had 6 digs.

Lake Cormorant 3, Hernando 2 (25-18; 14-25; 20-25, 25-21, 15-8)

Notes: Lake Cormorant stat leaders: Sofia Gonzalez (19 kills, 30 digs), Jania Rose (2 aces), Dallas White (21 digs, 35 assists)

Prep girls soccer

Northpoint Christian 2, Brighton, Tenn. 1 (Northpoint scoring: Hayden Moneymaker 2 goals)

JUCO football

Northwest CC 19, Hinds 3 (Jackson Uselton of Hernando kicked four field goals in five attempts for Northwest in the home season opener)

JUCO volleyball 

Blinn, Texas 3, Northwest 0 (25-11, 25-12, 25-15)

Photos from Thursday’s Northwest-Hinds Community College football game at Senatobia

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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