Desoto County Sports

Tuesday sports: Madison Central baseball sidelines DeSoto Central in playoffs

Madison Central’s baseball team ousted DeSoto Central 11-6 in game three of the 7A playoffs first round series Monday night at Madison. With the win, Madison Central moves into the second round to play Oxford in a best-of-three series this weekend.  

Tuesday night, Madison took control early with an eight-run second inning for an 8-0 lead. DeSoto Central would answer in the third with three runs, but Madison Central responded with a run in the third and two more in the fourth to lead the contest by an 11-3 score.  

DeSoto Central scored three runs in the fifth but could get nothing across after that.

DeSoto Central was held to only four hits in the loss, with Ethan Carter smacking a double and scoring two of DC’s six runs.  N Smith had two RBIs for DeSoto Central.  

Peyton Davis took the loss on the mound for DeSoto Central, throwing 1.2 innings, allowing six runs on three hits, and walking three. Davis was one of four pitchers DeSoto Central threw at Madison Central in the game. 

Late Monday sports: Trojans whitewash White Station

Northpoint Christian’s baseball team took home a 10-0, five-inning win over White Station (Memphis) Monday night to wrap up the regular season.  The Spartans were held to just one hit against the Trojans, which improved to 19-9 with the win. 

Northpoint scored five runs in the first inning for all the runs they would need, but the Trojans would add three runs in the second and two more in the third to force the run rule to become effective after the Spartans failed to score in the fifth.  

KL Farr and Jace Robinson each drove in three runs for Northpoint in the contest, and Robinson and Jayden Parker each had three hits.  Parker also scored three runs.  

Robinson pitched three innings of relief and struck out five.  

Northpoint begins TSSAA D2-A West Region play Wednesday against Tipton-Rosemark Academy.