The Hattiesburg Tigers have high hopes on the hardwood as they look to take the experienced starters from a successful season a year ago, and make a deep push into the playoffs. The number of guys coming back and the amount of talent might just give the Tigers that push they are searching for.
Hattiesburg won Tuesday night’s hard court battle 53-47 in a back and forth exchange between crosstown-rival Oak Grove.
Nick Walker lead the Tigers with 18 points and gave the Warriors its first defeat of the season as they hosted Oak Grove in front of a packed house.
The Hattiesburg High Tigers extended their winning streak to three games with the 45-21 victory over the Gautier Gators on senior night. The Tigers are now looking to face the East Central Hornets next as both teams are hoping to clinch a spot in the playoffs.
The Hattiesburg Tigers find themselves in a must-win situation this week after suffering another division loss to Picayune 48-15.
With four games remaining in the season, the Tigers must win out to have any chance of post-season play.
2013 is the last year the Hattiesburg Tigers started the season 0-3, but don’t count them out just yet. The Tigers tough first three games might have come in losses but winning division games and postseason play are what counts the most.
Can you say Friday Night Lights??
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 Laurel Tornadoes ended a five-year drought Friday night and won the 98th annual “Little Brown Jug” game with a commanding 35-19 win over Hattiesburg.