Desoto County Sports

Tuesday sports: Northpoint sweeps FACS to take district

Photo: Northpoint’s Quinn Thurman and Isis Reid set a block at the net during Tuesday’s 3-0 victory at First Assembly Christian School, or FACS. (Bob Bakken/

Monday, Sept. 25

Prep volleyball

Northpoint Christian 3, Lausanne 0

Notes: Northpoint stat leaders: Avery Huen (19 assists, 4 digs, 2 kills), Isis Reid (3 kills, 3 blocks, 1 dig), Sailor Cole (22 digs, 1 ace, 1 assist), Val Hurdle (8 kills, 3 blocks, 2 digs, 2 aces), Quinn Thurman (8 kills, 12 digs, 3 aces) Kylee Reynolds (8 kills, 4 blocks, 1 dig), Sarah Johnson (11 assists, 1 dig)

Tuesday, Sept 26

Prep volleyball

Lake Cormorant 3, Saltillo 0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-14)

Notes: Lake Cormorant stat leaders: Sofia Gonzalez (24 kills, 3 aces), Payton Davis (4 aces), Jania Rose (16 digs), Dallas White (28 assists).

Oxford 3, DeSoto Central 2 (21-25, 25-14, 25-23, 21-25, 15-9)

Notes: DeSoto Central stat leaders: Sydney Tague had 41 assists. Katie Monaghan had 28 digs. Kasey Scruggs had 12 kills and Emma Claire Story had 11 kills.

Lewisburg 3, Hernando 0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-22)

Notes: Lewisburg stat leaders: Jayda Bradley (12 kills, 12 digs), Hallie Wright (7 kills, 3 blocks), Kennedy Inskeep (7 kills), Allie Kate Hall (19 digs), Claire Smith (35 assists, 7 digs)

Southaven 3, Horn Lake 0

Center Hill 3, Olive Branch 1 

Northpoint 3, FACS 0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-17)

Notes: Northpoint stat leaders: Quinn Thurman (16 kills, 1 ace, 20 digs, 1 block), Kylee Reynolds (10 kills, 1 dig , 3 blocks), Sailor Cole (25 digs), Sarah Johnson (20 assists, 6 digs). Northpoint finishes district play unbeaten and will host a playoff match Monday at Northpoint.

Here are photos from Tuesday’s Northpoint match at FACS in Cordova.

Prep girls soccer

Northpoint 3, Lausanne 2

JUCO womenโ€™s soccer

Northwest 4, Mississippi Gulf Coast 0 

Notes: Northwest improves to 11-0, 4-0 in MACCC play.  

JUCO menโ€™s soccer

Mississippi Gulf Coast 4, Northwest 0

JUCO womenโ€™s volleyball 

Rust College 3, Northwest 2 (25-19, 19-25, 12-25, 25-22, 15-13)

Northwest 3, Lyon College 0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-15)

Notes: Win was Northwest coach Allison Burchyettโ€™s 50th career college coaching victory at Northwest.

SPORTS ETC.: Former Lewisburg kicker, Tanner Gillis, a reserve punter for the University of Memphis Tigers, was named to the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week Honor Roll for stepping in as the Tigers’ placekicker in Saturday’s loss to Missouri. Gillis was called in as a placekicker as the Tigers’ other two kickers were out with injuries.

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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