Brainerd Rallies to Beat Rival Howard 78-77
Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) Howard was unable to complete the season sweep of long-time rival Brainerd on Friday night at the Howard school. The Panthers rallied late to beat the Hustlin’ Tigers 78-77. Howard led it 21-13 after the first quarter, and 39-30 at halftime, but they could not hold on down the stretch as the Panthers got the victory. Howard beat Brainerd back in December 67-46 for their first win over their cross-town rival in five years.