PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – The “Eat Dirt” rivalry is one of the best matchups in the state of Mississippi.

Brandon vs. Pearl has always been a chippy game, but the name adds some flare.

Both teams know the magnitude of the game, and this year there is something to play for like most seasons.

Pearl has a chance to knock Brandon out of the 1 seed in district.

Sports Zone 12’s David Edelstein previews the game in the video above.

Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at Pearl on Thursday night.