Thursday’s DeSoto County scores

Photo: Cayden Baker of Lewisburg beats Gavin Brassfield of DeSoto Central to first base during Thursday’s game. (Jody McRee/DeSoto County Sports)

Prep baseball

DeSoto Central 8, Lewisburg 5 (DeSoto Central’s Brock Tapper was the winning pitcher and Bradley Loftin earned the save. Jacob Hill and Gage Haley had two hits each for Lewisburg. Kristian Sprawling had two hits for the Jaguars.)

Hernando 13, Whitehaven 5

Center Hill 15, Olive Branch 3

Darby Smith of DeSoto Central squares to bunt during Thursday’s victory over Hernando, (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)
DeSoto Central pitcher Brock Tapper.
(Jody McRee/DeSoto County Sports)

Prep softball

Lewisburg 11, Center Hill 3

DeSoto Central 5, Hernando 4

Prep boys soccer

St. George’s 5, Northpoint Christian 0

Bob Bakken

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