Thursday’s sports scores

Photo: From left, Nyree Tillman and McKenzie Warner of Center Hill both go for the ball during Thursday’s match against Regents (Oxford). (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Prep Volleyball 

Hernando 3, Lake Cormorant 2 (25-22; 25-23: 19-25; 16-25; 15-9)

DeSoto Central 3, Olive Branch 0 (25-17, 25-9, 25-8)

Lewisburg 3, Tupelo 0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-18)

Southaven 3, Horn Lake 0

Regents (Oxford) 3, Center Hill 1 (25-15, 25-27, 25-18, 25-19)

Bumps, Sets, Spikes

  • Madison Fairley led DeSoto Central in the Lady Jags’ sweep of Olive Branch with 9 kills. Zion Rucker had 7 kills and 2 blocks.  Reese McIntosh had 13 digs.  Sydney Tague had 13 assists and Madison Young had 11 assists.
  • For Lewisburg in the sweep of Tupelo, Ella Grace Holloway 10 kills, Lana Ferrell 9 kills, and Avery Thomas had 8 kills. Claire Smith made 21 assists and Allie Kate Hall had 17 digs and served 2 aces.  

Girls’ soccer

Bayou Academy 2, Northpoint Christian 1 (First loss of the season for Northpoint)

Bob Bakken

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