Wednesday’s DeSoto County sports

Photo: Olivia Higginbotham of Hernando scores a run in Wednesday’s game against DeSoto Central. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Prep softball

Avery Wolfe of Hernando readies to swing at a pitch against DeSoto Central. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

Lewisburg 12, Arlington, Tenn. 1 (5 innings) 

(Lady Patriots are 9-2 for the season.)

Hernando 9, DeSoto Central 2

(Hernando’s record improves to 10-5 for the year.)

Prep tennis

Lewisburg 6, South Panola 1

DeSoto Central 5, Southaven 2

Prep golf

DeSoto Central won both the boys and girls division of a meet at Dogwoods Golf Course in Grenada. Samuel Kim (76) and Esther Kim (78) were medalists. 

JUCO baseball

East Mississippi 7, Northwest Mississippi 1

Megan Vinson of DeSoto Central takes steps off first base in Wednesday’s game at Hernando. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County Sports)

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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