First Four rankings, tonight’s prep football schedule

There were few changes in the DeSoto County News First Four power rankings of county high school football teams.

The top four remained the same from the previous week, led by unbeaten Southaven (6-0) which had outscored opponents 190-79 entering tonight’s match up at Olive Branch in the annual “Backyard Brawl.”

Northpoint Christian (4-3) is second, despite last week’s loss to Davidson Academy, Tenn., as the Trojans have scored 212 points but allowed 143.  

Third is DeSoto Central which, despite a 3-4 record, has scored 180 points and allowed 128 for the year. 

The fourth in the First Four this week is Lewisburg (4-2), a team that has scored 140 points and allowed 98 in six games. 

Bubbling under the First Four are Olive Branch, Lake Cormorant, Hernando, Center Hill and Horn Lake.  

Here is tonight’s schedule of high school football games in DeSoto County.  

  • Lewisburg at South Panola
  • DeSoto Central at Hernando
  • Lake Cormorant at West Point
  • Horn Lake at Center Hill
  • Southaven at Olive Branch
  • Evangelical Christian School, Tenn. at Northpoint Christian

DeSoto County News’ Bob Bakken and Frank Fairley have the call of tonight’s Center Hill homecoming game with Horn Lake. Air time is at 6:30 p.m. from Center Hill. 

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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