Petal Panthers

Roundup: First Round

By CAMAL PETRO,

The MHSAA high school baseball playoffs began Friday and there were five teams in our coverage area that competed. Six total teams are playing in the postseason, but Oak Grove is the lone team with a bye into the second round.

Below is a recap of area Game 1s:

Purvis 1, St. Stanislaus 1





Petal brings the thunder as the Panthers defeat rival Oak Grove.

By JESSE JOHNSON,

The annual Oak Grove-Petal rivalry game was one for the books. A slight chance for rain turned into a deluge with thunder, lightning and more than a two-hour weather delay at Warrior Stadium.

But the visiting Petal Panthers didn’t let the weather dampen their momentum as they improved to 6-1, knocking off rival Oak Grove 21-7.











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