POPLARVILLE --- Hinds Community College proved more than worthy of its No. 1 ranking in the NJCAA Division II baseball poll here Tuesday, as the Eagles pounded home-standing Pearl River 14-3 in eight innings before taking an 8-1 victory in the nightcap game of an MACJC doubleheader.
FULTON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by home-standing Itawamba in an MACJC baseball doubleheader here Sunday, falling 11-4 in the first game before losing the nightcap game 10-4.
With the losses, PRCC dropped to 9-19 overall and 3-9 in league play, while the host Indians improved to 12-8 and 6-6.
In the opening nine-inning contest, ICC went up 2-0 with solo runs in the first two innings, but PRCC answered with three in the top of the third to take the lead before adding two in the fourth to go up 5-2.
POPLARVILLE --- Dr. Adam Breerwood, Pearl River Community College Vice President for the Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center, was inducted into the William Carey University Alumni Hall of Fame Friday on the WCU campus in Hattiesburg.
Breerwood has been affiliated with PRCC as an employee since 1997 when he was hired as assistant baseball coach and previously played baseball at The River in 1994 and 1995.
SUMMIT --- Thanks to four final-inning errors, Pearl River’s Wildcats blew a five-run lead here Wednesday to fall 7-6 to Southwest Mississippi and complete an MACJC doubleheader baseball sweep by the host Bears.
PRCC also fell 7-3 in the first game of the twin bill and are now 9-17 overall and 3-7 in league play, while SMCC improved to 10-12 and 4-6.
In the first game, things were scoreless for the first two-and-a-half innings before Southwest scored a run in the bottom of the third only to see Pearl River’s two in the fourth put the Wildcats up 2-1.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River snapped a six-game losing streak here Friday in Wildcat Stadium with an 8-5, 6-3 MACJC baseball doubleheader sweep over Northeast Mississippi.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River was swept by East Central here Tuesday in MACJC doubleheader baseball action, falling 10-6 and 8-7 to the visiting Warriors marking the Wildcats’ sixth straight loss.
PRCC dropped to 7-15 overall and 1-5 in league play, while ECCC improved to 12-6 and 5-1.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats was swept by Northwest Mississippi here Sunday in MACJC doubleheader baseball action, falling 7-0 and 5-3 to the visiting Rangers.
PRCC dropped to 7-13 overall and 1-3 in league play, while NWCC improved to 8-4 and 3-1.
POPLARVILLE --- The Illinois Central College Cougars swept Pearl River’s Wildcats in doubleheader baseball action here Sunday, winning the first game 11-0 in five innings before handing their hosts a 5-2 setback in the nightcap game.
PRCC dropped to 7-11 overall, while ICC, which is based in Mt. Carmel, Ill., is 2-0 to open its 2015 season.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats opened MACJC league play here Saturday with a doubleheader split with Coahoma’s Tigers, winning the first game 13-1 in six innings via the 10-run rule before falling 5-4 in the 10-inning nightcap battle to give Clarksdale-based squad their first win of the season.
PRCC is now 7-9 overall and 1-1 in league play, while CCC is 1-9 and 1-1.
PENSACOLA, Fla. --- Pearl River’s Wildcats split in final day action of the Pirate Invitational Tournament here at host Pensacola State College, falling to Wabash Valley (Ill.) 4-0 to open Sunday’s action before smacking host PSC 5-1.
Sunday’s opening setback to Wabash Valley marked the second loss to the Warriors as the school based in Mt. Carmel, Ill., defeated the Wildcats 7-1 in Saturday’s nightcap game.
PRCC improved to 6-8 overall with the win over the Pirates, while Wabash Valley is 8-1 and Pensacola State is 11-7.