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HATTIESBURG – Another Friday night, another blowout win for the Hattiesburg Tigers. This time Hattiesburg handed Wayne County a 49-6 loss, which moves it to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in Region 4-5A.

Just before the end of the first quarter, starting quarterback DeCarlos Nicholson was pulled for three plays after a penalty was called and an incomplete pass was thrown.

Every week during the football season, Camal Petro and Andrew Abadie will hop on Facebook Live to preview the week’s slate of games. With Week 8 of high school football this week, we break down the all eight matchups Friday night.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew discuss a few topics around the area.

It’s been a long time coming, but the Hattiesburg Public School District inducted its inaugural class to the Hattiesburg Hall of Fame last week. The class was made up of 14 honorees, including a handful of former professional athletes and a legendary sportswriter.

After first win, Petal eager to get back on field

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Petal Panthers had to wait two weeks before taking the field after their first win of the season. At times, the product on the field wasn’t pretty, but they put everything together two weeks ago against Laurel.


Lumberton starts region play with road game to Mt. Olive

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Lumberton Panthers begin their region schedule with a road game to winless Mount Olive Friday night. Fresh off a bye week, Panthers coach Zach Jones thought his team used the off time to rest up some nagging injuries and they had competitive practices to stay locked in on the task at hand.



Bobcats’ brutal schedule continues with Jackson Prep

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Presbyterian Christian Bobcats can’t catch a break with their schedule. The overall record of the five teams it’s faced is 17-7, as two of those teams remain undefeated this week, and PCS still has four undefeated and a one-loss team left on the schedule.




CLEVELAND: Best Alabama team every?

By RICK CLEVELAND,

It is a somewhat frightening thought: best Alabama team ever?

And for now it is just that—a thought or maybe even a theory. But Nick Saban's latest band of Crimson assassins appears to possess the same fast, physical defense that has been a staple and now an offense that can come at you so many different ways it is dizzying.



AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg remains No. 2 in state

By STAFF REPORTS,

Not much has changed from last week, as the Hattiesburg Tigers remain No. 2 in the state and No. 1 in 5A. Lumberton also holds firm at No. 2 in 1A.

Receiving votes, though, is Oak Grove in the Class Overall poll, and Sumrall is also getting the second-most votes for a team outside the Top 5 in 4A.

 


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