CLINTON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats split with Northeast Mississippi in MACJC non-division baseball action here Saturday at Clinton High School, falling 8-1 in the first game of the doubleheader before bouncing back with a dominating 16-6 victory in the six-inning nightcap game via the 10-run rule.
PRCC is now 20-18 overall, while the Tigers are 19-15.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River swept Copiah-Lincoln MACJC South Division baseball action here Saturday in Wildcat Stadium with a 9-3 victory in a nine-inning affair before trimming the visiting Wolfpack 4-3 in the seven-inning nightcap game.
The host Wildcats improved to 19-15 overall and 6-8 in division play, while the Wolves dropped to 9-23 and 5-9.
The River fell victim of a sweep by CLCC played March 12 in Wesson with the Wolfpack taking 9-8 and 2-1 victories that both went eight innings.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats remained tied with Mississippi Gulf Coast in the MACJC South Division derby after splitting with the visiting Bulldogs here Tuesday.
The River won the first game 3-2 thanks to a two-run effort in the sixth inning before MGCCC bounced back to hammer PRCC 16-3 in the nightcap contest in six innings via the 10-run rule.
The Wildcats are now 17-15 overall, while the Bulldogs are 14-15. Both teams are 4-8 in division play following Tuesday’s split.
RAYMOND --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by Hinds in MACJC South Division baseball action here Sunday on Joe G. Moss Field, suffering a pair of one-run defeats to the host Eagles.
PRCC lost the first game 8-7 before falling 2-1 in the nightcap game to drop to 16-13 overall and 3-7 in division play, while HCC improved to 18-11 and 8-2.
SUMMIT --- Pearl River’s Wildcats pulled off a 2-0, 11-inning marathon victory over Southwest Mississippi in the first game of an MACJC South Division doubleheader here Wednesday, but the host Bears bounced back with an 8-6 win in the nightcap game.
PRCC is now 16-12 overall and 3-5 in division play, while SMCC is 11-13 and 5-5.
In the opening game, the two teams battled through 10 scoreless innings until the Wildcats scored two runs in the top of the 11th to take the hard-fought victory.
BATON ROUGE, La. --- The Pearl River Wildcats snapped an eight-game losing streak here Tuesday with a dominating 11-6 and 11-7 doubleheader sweep over Baton Rouge (La.).
PRCC smacked a combined 26 hits in the twin bill to improve to 13-11 overall, while BRCC dropped to 11-19. Thursday’s victories marked The River’s second sweep of the year over the Bears, as the Wildcats were 4-1 and 9-1 winners on Feb. 8 at the Concordia Recreation District Complex in Vidalia, La.
POPLARVILLE --- Top-ranked Jones County proved worthy of its No. 1 national ranking here Saturday after sweeping the host Pearl River in MACJC South Division baseball action in Wildcat Stadium.
PRCC, which evened its overall record to 11-11 and dropped to 0-4 in division play, saw its losing streak grow to eight after suffering 3-2 and 4-1 losses to the visiting Bobcats. JCJC, on the other hand, improved to 21-1 and 2-0 and should remain perched atop of the NJCAA Division II poll in next week’s balloting.
WESSON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats opened their MACJC South Division schedule here Thursday with a pair of one-run, extra-inning losses to Copiah-Lincoln’s Wolfpack.
CLCC was a 9-8 victor in the first eight inning contest, while the Wolves took an eight inning 2-1 win in the nightcap game to improve to 6-12 overall and 4-0 in division play. PRCC dropped to 11-9 and 0-2.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by Illinois Central College here Sunday with pair of one-run losses.
The visiting Cougars out of East Peoria, Ill., took a 6-5 victory in the opening game before winning 9-7 in the nightcap to see PRCC drop to 11-7 overall.
GOODMAN --- Pearl River's Wildcats split here Sunday at Charlie Donald Field on the campus of Holmes Community College, nipping Mineral Area College (Mo.) 6-5 before falling to the host Bulldogs 7-2.
PRCC is now 10-2 overall, while MAC, a Division I program out of Park Hills, Mo., dropped to 8-5. HCC is now 8-2.