Tuesday’s sports update

Prep volleyball

DeSoto Central 3, St. Mary’s Episcopal, Tenn. 0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-19)

Northpoint Christian 3, First Assembly Christian, Tenn. 0 (25-9, 25-19, 25-19)

Center Hill 3, Lake Cormorant 1 (18-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-16)

Hernando 3, Southaven 0


  • In the DeSoto Central sweep of St. Mary’s Episcopal, Kasey Scruggs had nine kills, 16 digs, two aces, and two blocks; Kennedy Smith had 10 kills and five digs; Madison Young had 24 assists, four kills and nine digs; and Emma Claire Story had three aces, four kills, and two blocks.

Swim results

Team scores from the Tupelo Swimming Invitational held Tuesday in Tupelo.  

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