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Picayune, Laurel decided in final minutes

Picayune's David Baker scored in the Maroon Tide’s loss to Laurel.
Picayune's David Baker scored in the Maroon Tide’s loss to Laurel. amccoy@sunherald.com file

Zias Perryman’s seven yard touchdown run with 1:45 left was the difference as Laurel stunned Picayune 42-35 in round one of the 5A state playoffs on Friday at Lee-Triplett Stadium.

Levi Walker’s interception set up the Tornadoes’ game winning drive.

Tyler Penton threw a touchdown pass to Shaun Anderson, who also ran for two scores. Penton and Brian Taylor each scored touchdowns.

The Maroon Tide finishes their season at 9-3.

James Jones: 228-896-2320, @_jkjones

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