Big plays and a dominant defense in the second half put the Purvis Tornadoes in the driver’s seat as they downed Lamar County rival, Sumrall, 28-17 in the Battle of 589.
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The Sumrall Bobcats will host the Purvis Tornadoes in a key district game Thursday evening and the Battle of 589. The Bobcats are 3-4 on the season and are looking to get things back on track with the home game. Losing to Greene County this past week, Coach Shannon White is focused on the task at hand.
The North Forrest Eagles 2019 Homecoming game against the St. Patrick Fighting Irish will be a game to “always remember,” according to NFHS Principal Jennifer Riels.
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.
North Forrest starts divisional play this week with a home game against the Saint Patrick Fighting Irish (Biloxi). The Eagles are fresh off a 6-0 win against the Heidelberg Oilers.
Things are looking great for the Presbyterian Christian Bobcats who sit at 5-1 after a road win against Columbia Academy Friday which resulted in a 41-22 win. But Coach Derek White thinks there is room for improvement heading forward.
Things are looking bright as the Purvis Tornadoes won their third game in a row with a quality win over state runner up Seminary Bulldogs. It was expected the Bulldogs would pull out the win, but the Tornadoes’ defense stepped up once again to pull out a 26-13 win at home.
The Forrest County AHS Aggies got back to solid defense and ball control as they beat Northeast Jones 14-3 Friday. Starting district play this week is a way to wipe the slate clean and make a playoff push. And coming off a win provides big-time momentum for the team.