Tuesday’s DeSoto County scoreboard

Center Hill holds off DeSoto Central with last-second layup.

Photo: Donovan Griffin (12) and Dorian Whitley (11) of DeSoto Central both sky for a rebound in Tuesday’s game at Center Hill. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Boys Basketball

Southaven 81, Lake Cormorant 41

Center Hill 51, DeSoto Central 49

Olive Branch 82, Lewisburg 32

Hernando 49, South Panola 36

Horn Lake 73, Southwind (Memphis) 69

Harding Academy 69, Northpoint Christian 63

Jhamal Ross led Center Hill with 13 points and won the game against DeSoto Central with a last-second layup Tuesday night. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

WORTH NOTING: Jhamal Ross’ layup with 2.5 seconds remaining was the difference for Center Hill against DeSoto Central…Tanner Burcham led Center Hill with 13 points..Ross and Deshun Dunn each scored 12. DeSoto Central was led by De’onte Green with 13 points, followed by Donovan Griffin and Alex Pete with 12 points each against Center Hill…Horn Lake was paced by Jordan Pointer with 21 points against Southwind, followed by Dimp Pernell with 18. Trevon Jackson and Connor Simms each scored 12 for the Eagles in the victory…Zhir Guitierrez finished with 16 points for Olive Branch in the Quistors’ win over Lewisburg, while Trey Wall finished with 15…Amarian Davis scored eight points to lead Lewisburg against Olive Branch. 

Girls Basketball

Southaven 52, Lake Cormorant 40

DeSoto Central 49, Center Hill 48

Olive Branch 53, Lewisburg 47 

South Panola 57, Hernando 50 

Horn Lake 69, Southwind (Memphis) 31

Northpoint Christian 46, Harding Academy 35

Tori Johnson of Horn Lake (shown in action earlier in the year against DeSoto Central) led the Lady Eagles to a huge win against Southwind. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

WORTH NOTING: Kayleigh Prentiss led Center Hill scoring with 23 points against DeSoto Central, Madison Hughes added eight for the Lady Mustangs, all in the fourth quarter…Tereah Hayslett led DeSoto Central’s offense with 15 points, Thalian Payne and Janiya Jones each scored 11…DeSoto Central improved to 15-1 with the victory…Tori Johnson led Horn Lake with 16 points and Indiya Bowen scored 14 points for Horn Lake against Southwind…Horn Lake is now 13-1 for the season…Allie Carroll led all scorers with 23 points for Lewisburg against Olive Branch, Allison Irby added 10…Rhema Pegues paced the Lady Quistors with 15 points, followed by La’Monnie Owens and Addison Howell with 10 each.  

Boys Soccer

Hernando 5, Southaven 0

Center Hill 2, DeSoto Central 0

Lewisburg vs. Olive Branch

Saltillo 2, Lake Cormorant 1

Girls Soccer

Hernando 4, Southaven 0

DeSoto Central 3, Center Hill 1

Lewisburg 8, Olive Branch 1

Saltillo 4, Lake Cormorant 0

WORTH NOTING: Riley Jackson scored two goals for Hernando in Tuesday’s win over Southaven. Macey Riggs and Isabella Jackson also scored and Katherine Bush earned the shutout in goal.

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.

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