PERKINSTON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats are playoff-bound as the MACJC South Division’s No. 3 seed after a doubleheader split here Saturday with archrival Mississippi Gulf Coast.
PRCC, 26-20 overall and 12-12 in division play, suffered a 12-0 shutout in seven innings of its nine-inning first game with MGCCC, but bounced back with a 10-9 victory in the seven-inning nightcap that took 10 innings to complete.
Gulf Coast ended its season at 20-21 and 10-14.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats split with Hinds in MACJC South Division baseball action here Wednesday, taking a hard-fought 7-6 victory in 10 innings in the opening game before falling 3-0 in the nightcap game.
PRCC is now 25-19 overall and 11-11 in division play, while the visiting Eagles are 26-15 and 16-6.
HCC swept The River in a previous doubleheader play March 30 in Raymond with 8-7 and 2-1 victories.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats swept Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division baseball action here Friday with 7-1 (nine innings) and 3-1 (seven innings) victories.
The two teams split in a previous division doubleheader play March 26 in Summit with PRCC taking an 11-inning 2-0 win in the first game before falling 8-6 in the nightcap.
The Wildcats improved to 24-18 overall and 10-10 in division play, while the Bears dropped to 13-25 and 7-15.
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.