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.
DECATUR — Eighth-ranked Pearl River split with East Central in both teams’ MACJC South Division openers here Tuesday with the Wildcats taking a 10-0 shutout in six innings in the first game before the host Warriors bounced back with a 10-1 win in the nightcap.
PRCC improved to 15-5 overall and 1-1 in division play, while ECCC is 4-3 now 8-11 and 1-1.
POPLARVILLE — Tenth-ranked Pearl River split with Illinois Central here Sunday with the visiting Cougars taking a lopsided 12-3 victory in the first game before the Wildcats bounced back with a 7-0 shutout win in the nightcap.
PRCC improved to 14-4 overall, while ICC out of Peoria, Ill., is 4-3.
In the first game, the Cougars jumped out front quickly with three runs in the top of the first and the Wildcats couldn’t catch up.
POPLARVILLE — The 10th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats swept with a pair of shutouts over Marion Military Institute (Ala.) here Wednesday in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action, taking a 10-0 six-inning victory and a 4-0 win.
PRCC improved to 13-3 overall, while MMI out of Marion, Ala., dropped to 11-8.
In the first game, Pearl River scored two in the bottom of the first, one in the second, four in the fourth, one in the fifth, and two in the sixth to end the game via the 10-run rule.
RAYMOND — The 10th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats swept the Triton College (Ill.) Trojans with 10-7 and 9-6 victories here Sunday in the Wes Cliburn Tournament played on the Hinds Community College campus.
PRCC improved to 11-3 overall with the wins, while TC, located in River Grove, Ill., remains winless at 0-8.
In the first games, the first two innings were scoreless, but both squads scored two runs each in the third. Pearl River’s offense blew it open in the top of the fourth with a five-run barrage to go up 7-2.
MOORHEAD — Pearl River split with Mississippi Delta in MACJC non-division baseball action here Wednesday with the host Trojans taking an impressive 10-3 victory in the first game before the Wildcats rebounded with a 4-1 nightcap win.
PRCC, ranked No. 10 in the latest NJCAA Division II baseball poll, is now 9-3 overall with the win, while MDCC is 7-5.