First-year Brandon coach Brad Peterson gets his first taste of the Pearl-Brandon series Friday night.
But will he get his first taste of dirt as well?
Pearl coach John Perry certainly hopes so.
After all, it’s been a while since Pearl has been on the winning side of the Rankin County rivalry where the phrase “Eat dirt” is tossed around by fans of both teams.
The Bulldogs have won four straight, including 13-7 last season.