POPLARVILLE — Pearl River righthanded pitcher Christian Talley has been selected as ‘Player of the Week’ by the MACJC and NJCAA for his three-hit effort in the Wildcats’ 5-0 MACJC South Division victory over Jones County in Ellisville April 23.
POPLARVILLE — The ninth-ranked and South Division champion Pearl River Wildcats host North No. 4 Itawamba in one of four MACJC best-of-three playoff series this weekend to decide one of four berths in the upcoming state tournament set May 10-12.
The Wildcats, the South’s top seed at 36-10 overall and 19-5 in division play, wrapped its regular season last Saturday with a 9-0, 8-5 doubleheader sweep over Southwest Mississippi in Summit to clinch the South Division’s regular-season title.
SUMMIT — Ninth-ranked Pearl River secured the 2013 regular-season MACJC South Division baseball title here Saturday with a 9-0, 8-5 doubleheader sweep over Southwest Mississippi.
PRCC, which wrapped its regular season at 36-10 overall and 19-5 in division play with the wins, will host North No. 4 Itawamba next Friday and Saturday in one of four MACJC best-of-three playoff series in Wildcat Stadium in Poplarville.
ELLISVILLE — Ninth-ranked Pearl River remains in first place in the MACJC South Division derby after Tuesday’s doubleheader sweep over 17th-ranked Jones County in beautiful Community Bank Park.
The Wildcats pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 shutout to claim the first game before following with a 5-0 victory in the nightcap to improve to 34-10 overall and 17-5 in division play. The host Bobcats, on the other hand, dropped to 27-15 and 15-9.
POPLARVILLE — Ninth-ranked Pearl River swept Hinds in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday, taking a lopsided 10-2 win in the first game before pulling out a 2-1 nailbiter in the bottom of the final frame in the nightcap.
With the wins, the Wildcats’ 15-5 division mark pushes them first place in the South and are now 32-10 overall. Hinds, on the other hand, dropped to 15-22 and 5-13.
PERKINSTON — Ninth-ranked Pearl River swept arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Saturday, taking a 7-4 come-from-behind win in the first game before bombarding the host Bulldogs 11-1 in six innings in the nightcap.
The Wildcats improved to 30-10 overall and 13-5 in division play — tied with Jones County for the division lead — while the Bulldogs dropped to 20-16 and 7-9.
POPLARVILLE — The fifth-ranked Pearl River Wildcats swept Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division baseball doubleheader action here Tuesday, taking a 6-2 win in the first game before rallying late for a 7-6 nightcap victory.
PRCC improved to 28-10 overall and 11-5 in division play, while CLCC’s Wolfpack dropped to 16-19 and 5-11.
POPLARVILLE — The fifth-ranked Pearl River Wildcats split with East Central in MACJC South Division baseball action here Saturday, falling to the visiting Warriors 6-2 in the opening game of the doubleheader before bouncing back with a high-scoring 12-11 victory in the nightcap.
PRCC is now 26-10 overall and 9-5 in division play, while ECCC is 18-15 and 10-4 — tied for first place in the division with Jones County. The River is currently in second place in the South.
POPLARVILLE — Fifth-ranked Pearl River swept scrappy Southwest Mississippi 8-5 and 2-1 in MACJC South Division baseball action here Tuesday in Wildcat Stadium.
Host PRCC improved to 25-9 overall and 8-4 in division play with the wins, while SMCC dropped to 12-20 and 3-9.
Pearl River’s Krisjon Wilkerson has been named NJCAA and MACJC ‘Player of the Week’ (March 18-24) after leading the fifth-ranked Wildcats to a 3-1 record last week. The sophomore to prepped at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis batted .583 (seven for 12) in four games and bashed two home runs and two doubles for a 1.500 slugging percentage.