Mississippi High School Basketball - Petal nudges Northeast JonesJanuary 7, 2012: Laurel, MS 39443
In Saturday's non-league outing, the Petal Panthers (Petal, MS) basketball squad edged the host Northeast Jones Tigers (Laurel, MS), by a count of 50-46.
The Panthers (12-6) will now prepare for their outing against Meridian (Meridian, MS). The Wildcats go into the 6A Region 5 outing with a 10-5 record. In their last outing, Meridian nipped Memphis Central (Memphis, TN), 40-39, in a non-league outing.
The Tigers now hold a 5-11 record. They take the field next when they host Northeast Lauderdale for a 4A Region 5 outing on Tuesday, January 10.