Tuesday sports: Eagles hold off Gators in basketball action

Photo: Lake Cormorant’s Alijah Jackson (2) drives in on Horn Lake’s Connor Sims during Tuesday’s game at Lake Cormorant, (Bob Bakken/desotocountynews.com)

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Prep boys basketball

  • Southaven 54, DeSoto Central 48
  • Tupelo 74, Center Hill 66
  • Lewisburg 54, Independence 46
    • (Lewisburg: Josiah Nelson 13, Gage Haley 10)
  • Horn Lake 65, Lake Cormorant 60
    • (Lake Cormorant: Jhordan Shivers 18. Horn Lake: Kyren Pernell 18)
  • Germantown, Tenn. 76, Northpoint Christian 61
    • (Northpoint: Christian Gilliland 23, Grayson Alford 14) 
Indiya Bowen of Horn Lake scores two of her game-high 21 points during the Lady Eagles contest at Lake Cormorant.
(Bob Bakken/desotocountynews.com)

Prep girls basketball

  • DeSoto Central 49, Southaven 28
    • (DeSoto Central: Tereah Hayslett 15)
  • Tupelo 55, Center Hill 35
    • (Center Hill: Dominique Collins 13)
  • Independence 44, Lewisburg 39 (overtime)
    • (Lewisburg: Allie Carroll 16, Allison Irby 13 
  • Horn Lake 48, Lake Cormorant 24
    • (Horn Lake: Indiya Bowen 21.  Lake Cormorant:  Amaya Black 9) 
  • Northpoint Christian 39, Germantown, Tenn. 31
    • (Northpoint: Livie Sowell 15, Nailah Herrera 13)

Prep boys soccer

  • DeSoto Central 2, Saltillo 0 
  • Horn Lake 4, Lake Cormorant 0
  • Ripley at Olive Branch
  • Southaven 2, Byhalia 0
  • Oxford 1, Center Hill 0

Prep girls soccer

  • DeSoto Central 5, Saltillo 0
  • Lewisburg 5, Lafayette 1
  • Lake Cormorant 3, Horn Lake 1
  • Olive Branch 5, Ripley 1
  • Southaven 7, Byhalia 0
  • Oxford 7, Center Hill 0

Monday, Nov. 14

Prep boys soccer

  • Lewisburg 1, Horn Lake 1 (Lewisburg: Henry Gaschk-1 goal)

JUCO women’s soccer 

NJCAA National Tournament

  • Northwest 4, Northeast Nebraska 1

JUCO men’s basketball

  • East Mississippi 104, Northwest 75

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 provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.