Thursday’s prep playoff update

Prep baseball

MHSAA 6A – Third round, best of three

DeSoto Central vs. Tupelo

(Thursday) Tupelo 3, DeSoto Central 1 (Tupelo leads series 1-0)

(Friday) Tupelo at DeSoto Central (7 p.m.)

(Saturday) DeSoto Central at Tupelo (7 p.m., if needed)

MHSAA 5A – Third round, best-of-three 

Center Hill vs. Saltillo

(Thursday) Center Hill 11, Saltillo 1 (Center Hill leads series 1-0)

(Friday) Saltillo at Center Hill (7 p.m.)

(Saturday) Center Hill at Saltillo (7 p.m., if needed) 

Prep softball 

MHSAA 6A – State Championship Series – at Southern Miss

Hernando vs. Oak Grove (Hattiesburg)

(Thursday) Hernando 2, Oak Grove 1 (Hernando leads series 1-0)

(Friday) Hernando vs. Oak Grove (approx. 5:30 pm- 30 minutes after 5A game) 

(Saturday) Hernando vs. Oak Grove (if needed – Time TBD)

Photo: Center Hill first baseman Joey Dunning and a Saltillo runner watch as a wild pickoff attempt gets past during Thursday’s playoff baseball game won by Center Hill 11-1. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

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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