PETAL – Oak Grove took care of business against rival Petal 10-5 on Tuesday. The Warriors’ win keeps them one district game behind George Country for the first-place spot in Region 5-6A and sets the two teams up for a collision course next Tuesday.
PURVIS – Sumrall set the tone when Javan Williams hit a solo home run off Purvis’ starting pitcher Jessie Johnson in the second inning.
HATTIESBURG – Facing a 5-4 deficit in the seventh inning, sophomore Cam Lott shifted momentum for the Hattiesburg Tigers with a critical defensive play to help earn a 6-5 win over Picayune Tuesday night.
The Presbyterian Christian boys’ basketball team has experienced a memorable season after winning the regular-season conference title and securing a bye for the MAIS 4A D1 Conference Tournament. Behind the success of the team is sophomore shooting guard Sam McCrary.
Sumrall’s Solomon Landrum and Nijewel Coleman signed their National Letters of Intent Wednesday, each with a pair of Mississippi junior colleges.
Landrum signed with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which is an opportunity that he says he is grateful for.
Presbyterian Christian School saw its nine-game win streak end Tuesday night, as Jackson Prep handed the Bobcats a 35-31 loss at Rees Gymnasium. The Patriots’ defense and the third quarter were keys in staging a comeback despite Prep trailing at halftime by four.
By the end of the third quarter, Lumberton trailed 42-33 after holding a 27-18 lead over Sacred Heart at halftime. In what would be a second half of runs, the Panthers capitalized in a 52-48 overtime win over the Crusaders.
Oak Grove (16-4, 2-2) was finally able to bounce back from its three-game losing streak by taking down rival Petal (15-3, 2-2), 57-49 Friday.
Both teams opened the game in a fast tempo with either team taking no more than a four-point lead in the entire first half.