Desoto County Sports

Upcoming volleyball playoff action

Photo: Lewisburg players celebrate a point during the recent DeSoto County volleyball tournament. The Lady Patriots open the playoffs at Oxford on Tuesday evening. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Here is the schedule for upcoming volleyball playoff games involving DeSoto County teams. The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) playoffs begin with first round matches on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Northpoint Christian has reached the first round of the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) state tournament and with a first-round bye Tuesday will play its first match on Saturday, Oct. 16.

MHSAA 6A volleyball playoffs (first round)

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Tupelo at DeSoto Central

Hernando at Madison Central

Germantown at Southaven

Lewisburg at Oxford

MHSAA 5A volleyball playoffs (first round)

Lake Cormorant at Cleveland Central

TSSAA Division II-A State Tournament (first round)

Saturday, Oct. 16

Knoxville Grace/Providence Christian winner at Northpoint Christian 

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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