Kyle Booker

DeSoto Central's Kyle Booker takes a lead off first base during the MHSAA 6A North Half Final game against Northwest Rankin on Wednesday, May 8. DeSoto Central took a 1-0 lead in the series with a come-from-behind 5-3 victory.  

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MHSAA 6A North Half Finals, best of three

DeSoto Central 5, Northwest Rankin 3

DeSoto Central scored five times in the sixth inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit. Terris Meeks led the Jaguars’ offense with a pair of RBIs. Pitcher Cade Smith struck out four in seven innings pitched. The game was moved up to a 5 p.m. start to avoid Wednesday’s rainfall, which started to fall as the contest was ending.

6:30 p.m UPDATE: Game two has been postponed for tonight and will be played Friday at 6 p.m. at Northwest Rankin. Start time is subject to change.  

SOFTBALL UPDATE: Thursday's MHSAA 6A state final series game one between DeSoto Central and Brandon was moved to a 7:30 p.m. start from its original 6:30 p.m. start time at Starkville.  

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