Trojans soccer season ends in playoffs

The year has ended for the Northpoint Christian School boys’ soccer team after a 7-2 defeat at University School of Jackson, Tenn. in the TSSAA Division II-A West Region playoffs on Thursday, May 5.

Eli Bailey and Ethan Mansell scored the goals in the match for the Trojans.  

Both Northpoint baseball and softball games that were scheduled for Thursday were postponed due to rain. The Trojans’ baseball contest with Jackson Christian has been moved to Friday at 7:15 p.m. The Lady Trojans softball contest with Harding Academy was also postponed.  

Thursday, May 5

Prep Boys Soccer

TSSAA Division II-A Playoffs – Second Round

  • University School of Jackson, Tenn. 7, Northpoint Christian School 2

PLAYOFF SCHEDULES

Prep Baseball

Friday, May 6

MHSAA 6A Playoffs Third Round-Best of Three

Oxford vs. Hernando

  • Friday – Hernando at Oxford – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday – Oxford at Hernando – 7 p.m.
  • Monday (if needed) – Hernando at Oxford – 7 p.m.

DeSoto Central vs. Madison Central

  • Friday – Madison Central at DeSoto Central – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday – DeSoto Central at Madison Central – 7 p.m.
  • Monday (if needed) – Madison Central at DeSoto Central – 7 p.m.

TSSAA Division II-A West Region baseball tournament – first round

Friday, May 6

  • Jackson Christian at Northpoint Christian – 7:15 p.m.

Prep Softball

Friday, May 6

MHSAA 6A Playoffs Third Round-Best of Three

Hernando vs. Germantown (Madison)

  • Friday – Germantown at Hernando – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday – Hernando at Germantown  – 2 p.m.
  • Monday (if needed) – Germantown at Hernando – 6 p.m.

DeSoto Central vs. South Panola

  • Friday – South Panola at DeSoto Central – 6 p.m. 
  • Saturday – DeSoto Central at South Panola – 11 a.m.
  • Monday (if needed) – South Panola at DeSoto Central – 6 p.m.

TSSAA Division II-A West Region softball tournament – first round

Thursday, May 5

Harding Academy at Northpoint Christian – (ppd.)

Photo: Northpoint Christian School soccer team after Thursday’s contest. (@NCSThePoint on Twitter)

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