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.
POPLARVILLE — Fifth-ranked Pearl River split with 17th-ranked Jones County in MACJC South Division baseball action here Friday, falling 10-8 in the first game of the doubleheader before bouncing back with a 9-4 victory in the nightcap.
With the split, the host Wildcats are now 23-9 overall and 6-4 in division play; while the Bobcats are 21-9 and a division-leading 9-3.
POPLARVILLE — Fifth-ranked Pearl River split with Meridian in doubleheader baseball action here Tuesday, falling 17-5 in five innings in the first game before demolishing the visiting Eagles 11-4 in the nightcap.
PRCC is now 22-8 overall, while MCC is 14-13.
RAYMOND — Eighth-ranked Pearl River swept Hinds in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Sunday with 12-10 and 6-1 victories.
Sophomore slugger Krisjon Wilkerson belted two home runs and accounted for five RBIs in the nightcap win to propel the Wildcats to 21-7 overall and 5-3 division marks.
Hinds, on the other hand, dropped to 11-13 and 2-4.
Pearl River infielder Kyle Dolan has been named the NJCAA and MACJC Player of the Week (March 10-17) his four-for-four, three-RBI performance in the Wildcats’ 10-9 MACJC South Division road loss to Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson March 16. Eighth-ranked PRCC opened the day with 6-4 victory, marking Dolan’s first starting assignment of the 2013 season where he smacked an RBI double.
POPLARVILLE — Eighth-ranked Pearl River split with Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division baseball action here Wednesday, winning the first game of the doubleheader 8-6 before being blasted 13-3 in the nightcap game.
After the Wildcat’s opening win, the visiting Bulldogs’ amassed 13 hits in their lopsided victory — complimented by PRCC’s five errors.
The River is now 19-7 overall and 3-3 in division play, while MGCCC is 14-10 and 1-3.
WESSON — Eighth-ranked Pearl River split with Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division baseball action here Saturday, winning the first game of the doubleheader 6-4 before falling 10-9 in the nightcap game off an error in the bottom of the final inning.
PRCC is now 18-6 overall and 2-2 in division play, while CLCC is 13-8 and 3-1.
POPLARVILLE — Eighth-ranked Pearl River swept Illinois Central College with a pair of come-from-behind baseball victories here Wednesday, just three days after splitting with the Peoria, Ill.-based Cougars.
The host Wildcats scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win 4-3 in the first game, then rallied from a two-run deficit in the nightcap to take a 7-6 victory and improve to 16-5 overall. ICC dropped to 6-4.