Good field position and defense are two factors that win football games. With strong play on defense, it was the kicking game of the Presbyterian Christian Bobcats that lead to a 3-0 victory when they hosted Sumrall Friday night.
Purvis is looking for its first win of the season Friday night as it get its offense rolling. The Tornadoes had good game play Friday night out of their offense, but costly turnovers caused the team to let another game slip away and into the hands of Pass Christian.
The Hattiesburg Tigers will play host to cross-town rival Oak Grove Friday night. The two teams that are familiar with each other look for a victory to establish bragging rights for the next year in the Hub City. Only 7.1 miles separate the two schools, which makes this a special rivalry.
The Petal Panthers head into Friday’s game at Laurel with a 3-0 record and are looking to keep things on track. The Panthers defeated Laurel 27-0 a year ago at home but have to play ‘between the bricks’ on Friday night.