Mississippi High School Basketball - Pearl River Central nips PetalJanuary 31, 2017: Carriere, MS 39426
Pearl River Central Blue Devils (Carriere, MS) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the visiting Petal Panthers (Petal, MS), 56-55 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Pearl River Central upgrades its record to 7-14 on the season. The Blue Devils host Hattiesburg (Hattiesburg, MS) to play the Tigers in a 5A Region 7 bout on Friday, February 3. The Tigers go into the bout with a record of 9-13. Hattiesburg lost 48-47 in their recent league bout against Picayune (Picayune, MS)
Next up, the Panthers play the Brandon Bulldogs (Brandon, MS) in a 6A Region 5 bout, on Thursday, February 2. Petal will attempt to upgrade on its 13-8 season record. The Bulldogs go into the bout with a 22-2 record after their 62-49 non-league win over Terry (Terry, MS).