Mississippi High School Basketball - Franklin County topped by PetalJanuary 3, 2009: Petal, MS 39465
The Petal Panthers basketball team scored 58 points and restricted the visiting Franklin County Bulldogs to 39 in the Panthers non-league victory on Saturday.
The Panthers now sport a 9-6 record. They play next when they host Oak Grove for a non-league contest on Tuesday, January 6. Petal will meet a Warriors team coming off a 64-60 non-league loss to Petal (Petal, MS). The Warriors record now stands at 5-4.
The Bulldogs (1-3) will now prepare for their contest against North Pike (Summit, MS). The Jaguars come into the 3A Region 7 contest with a 1-9 record. In their last contest, North Pike beat South Pike (Magnolia, MS), 68-55, in a league contest.