Perry Meridian held off a Southport rally to defeat its township rival 55-52 Friday. The Falcons lead 29-25 at the half but gave up the lead late 52-51. The Falcons would score the final four points though to win the game. Caitie Baird lead the Falcons with 20 points. Ariana Booker scored 13, senior Sadie Hill had 9 and freshmen Sally Mortensen scored 6. Sophomore Lexie Green led the Cardinals with 13, senior Savannah Edington had 11 and Ashley Raisor scored 10. Seniors Tiana Wright and Andrea Vidaurre had eight and six respectively.