Tuesday’s DeSoto County sports roundup

Photo: Mahari Ingram of Lewisburg (14) skies past a pair of DeSoto Central defenders to score in Tuesday’s contest. (Jody McRee/DeSoto County Sports)

Boys Basketball

Lake Cormorant 65, Oxford Lafayette 43

DeSoto Central 72, Lewisburg 57

Olive Branch 63, Center Hill 55Photo

Horn Lake 75, South Panola 60

Southaven 82, Hernando 46

Northpoint Christian 47, Westminster 36

WORTH NOTING….  DeSoto Central scoring leaders against Lewisburg were Dorian Whitley with 35 points. Lewisburg scoring leaders against DeSoto Central were Joe Nelson with 17 and Hayden Drumwright with 12… Horn Lake scoring leaders against South Panola were Ky Pernell and Jordan Pointer with 18 points each, Connor Simms with 13, and Dimp Pernell with 10… Northpoint Christian scoring leaders against Westminster were Christian Gilliland with 23 and Christopher Gilliland with 9… Lake Cormorant scoring leaders against Oxford Lafayette were Alijah Jackson with 27 points, Kam Franklin with 12 and Keviarr Lang with 10… Center Hill scoring leaders against Olive Branch were Tanner Burcham with 20 points, Deshun Dunn and Brandon Woods, each with 11.

Allie Carroll of Lewisburg (00) battles DeSoto Central’s Tereah Hayslett for a loose basketball in Tuesday’s contest at Lewisburg (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Girls Basketball

Oxford Lafayette 63, Lake Cormorant 33

DeSoto Central 47, Lewisburg 32

Northpoint Christian 34, Westminster 22

Olive Branch 80. Center Hill 74 (2OT)

South Panola 57, Horn Lake 56

Hernando 50, Southaven 40

WORTH NOTING…  Lewisburg was led against DeSoto Central by Allison Irby with 18 points. DeSoto Central scoring leaders against Lewisburg were Janiya Jones with 24 points and Thailan Payne with 10. All 24 points from Jones’ points came from beyond the arc… Olive Branch scoring leaders against Center Hill were Rhema Pegues with 40, Trinity Pleas with 13, and Addison Howell with 12… Center Hill scoring leaders against Olive Branch were Kayleigh Prentiss with 17, Madison Bush with 16, Dominique Collins with 13, and Madison Hughes with 11… Horn Lake scoring leaders against South Panola were Indiya Bowen with 17 points and Talayeh Lipford with 12. The loss is just the second for Horn Lake this season (16-2)… Lake Cormorant was led by Jakeria Hawkins with 16 points against Oxford Lafayette. 

Allie KImbrell (19) of Lewisburg battles her Clinton opponent in Tuesday’s MHSAA 6A first-round playoff game.
(Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Boys soccer playoffs – first round

MHSAA 6A

Hernando 1, Starkville 0

Madison Central 2, Center Hill 1

Tupelo 1, Horn Lake 0 (OT)

Clinton 2, Lewisburg 1

WORTH NOTING… Gage Lashlee scored Lewisburg’s lone goal in the loss to Clinton. 

Boys soccer playoffs – first round

MHSAA 5A

Lake Cormorant 3, Cleveland Central 2

Boys soccer playoffs – second round

Saturday, Jan. 29

MHSAA 6A

Madison Central at Hernando (4 p.m.)

MHSAA 6A Bracket

MHSAA 5A

Ridgeland at Lake Cormorant (2 p.m.)

MHSAA 5A Bracket

Girls soccer playoffs – first round

MHSAA 6A

Oxford 6, Southaven 0

Madison Central 5, DeSoto Central 0

Tupelo 3, Hernando 2 (OT)

Clinton 3, Lewisburg 0

WORTH NOTING… Hernando goals were scored by Maryn Ludwig and Olivia McNeely against Tupelo.

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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