PETAL – Oak Grove girls head coach Clay Smith can’t remember the last time the Lady Warriors have hosted a first-round playoff game, but that’s exactly what they’ll do next week in the first round of the 6A playoffs.
HATTIESBURG – Oak Grove didn’t necessarily need him to, but senior Charles Hartfield got hot anyways and helped put away rival Petal 86-57 Friday night at Oak Grove High School.
HATTIESBURG – It’s the best start for an Oak Grove basketball team in awhile and the Warriors show no signs of slowing down any time soon, as district play begins Friday night with a home game against Meridian.
The hot starts for the Warriors and Lady Warriors wouldn’t have been possible without senior Winceton Edwards and junior Lekera Hughes. Edwards leads the Warriors with nearly 20 points a game and Hughes scores 14 points per game to pace the Lady Warriors offense.
HATTIESBURG – Petal and Oak Grove met on the pitch Monday night and the Lady Warriors and Warriors battled through the rain to earn the wins. The Oak Grove girls won its game 5-1 over the Lady Panthers and the Oak Grove boys shutout Petal 5-0.
HATTIESBURG – Led by seniors Winceton Edwards and Charles Hartfield, Oak Grove held off Hattiesburg in the fourth quarter to beat its crosstown rival 81-75 in front of a packed gym at Oak Grove High School.