Petal defeats Brandon in overtime

Petal defeats Brandon in overtime

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - The Petal Panthers got a huge win over Oak Grove last week, but they couldn't relax this week. They hosted Brandon Friday in another tough Region 3-6A game.

The Panthers built an early 21-7 lead only to see the Bulldogs come back. The game went into overtime before the Panthers got the 31-28 victory.

Petal opened the scoring with a touchdown pass from Jordan Wilson to Nataurean Watts. This lead increased to 14-0 after a connection from Wilson to Trent Williams.

The Bulldogs answered with a touchdown before Marquise Bridges scored to make it 21-7.

Petal improved to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in region play with the win. Next is a trip to Jim Hill.