Volleyball: Scores, Tacker named state player of the week

Lake Cormorant 3, Saltillo 0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-12)

Lewisburg 3, Tupelo 0 (29-27, 25-15, 25-18)

(Lewisburg statistics: Ellie Jones 19 kills, four blocks; Micah Swift 16 kills, three blocks, eight digs; Erin Latham 15 digs, four aces; Kennedy Simmons 42 assists, 12 digs, two aces; Lauren Lewis eight kills, two blocks. Lewisburg clinched playoff spot with the win.)

DeSoto Central 3, Center Hill 0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-22)

(DeSoto Central statistics: Amonie Silas 14 kills, Gracie Tacker 34 assists, Megan Harris 13 digs.)

Hernando 3, Olive Branch 0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-15)

TACKER NAMED TO WEEKLY HONOR: DeSoto Central senior setter Gracie Tacker has been named the MaxPreps/AVCA Mississippi Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 4. In 19 sets played during the week, Tacker had 144 assists for an average of 7.58 assists per game. Tacker made 22 digs for an average of 1.16 digs per game, served 16 aces and made five blocks.  

Gracie Tacker of DeSoto Central was named the Mississippi MaxPreps/AVCA Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 4. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

(This item is updated as new information becomes available)

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