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Illinois Central sweeps River

Pearl River’s Tamaz Conerly 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.

River splits in day two at Pirate Invitational

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.

Wildcats drop two in day one at Pirate Invitational Tourney

PENSACOLA, Fla. --- Pearl River’s Wildcats dropped to 5-7 overall after a two-game setback here Saturday in opening day action of the Pirate Invitational Tournament underway at host Pensacola State College.
PRCC was defeated by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Ga.) 9-3 in its opening game before falling to Wabash Valley College (Ill.) 7-1 in its nightcap game. The Wildcats eye a rematch with WVC at 10 a.m. Sunday before taking on host PSC at 12:30 p.m.

Pearl River’s Tuesday twin bill with Baton Rouge rescheduled

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College’s Tuesday baseball doubleheader with Baton Rouge CC has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 21 here in Wildcat Stadium due to projected wet weather conditions.
            The twin bill was originally set for a 4 p.m. start, but will be played at the same starting time in April.
            The rescheduled contests mark a rematch between the home standing Wildcats and the Bears, as BRCC defeated PRCC 15-5 Feb. 14 in Baton Rouge, La.

Wildcats split with Saluquis

POPLARVILLE --- A day after falling to Southwest Tennessee 6-1, Pearl River’s Wildcats split with the visiting Saluquis in doubleheader baseball action here Saturday.
SWTCC took a 10-7 victory in the first game of the twin bill before PRCC was a 4-1 winner in the nightcap contest.
Following the split, Pearl River is now 5-5 overall, while Southwest Tennessee is 9-7.

SW Tennessee, Mineral Area sweeps River in Friday action

POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College dropped two straight home baseball games here Friday in Wildcat Stadium, falling to the Southwest Tennessee Saluquis 6-2 before falling to the Mineral Area Cardinals (Mo.) 11-2.
The Cards grabbed a 6-3 victory over the Saluquis prior to Mineral Area defeating the host Wildcats in Friday’s nightcap game.
Following the sweep, PRCC evened its overall record to 4-4.

River splits at Bishop State

MOBILE, Ala. --- Pearl River’s Wildcats split with Bishop State (Ala.) in doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday, falling 8-4 in the first game before rallying back for a 3-1 victory in the nightcap contest.
The River improved to 4-2 overall with the win, while BSCC dropped to 2-8.

PRCC sweeps ASCC in season openers

POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats opened their 2015 baseball season in grand style here Thursday, sweeping Alabama Southern 8-7, 6-4 in Wildcat Stadium.
PRCC are now 2-0 heading into Saturday’s games against St. Louis-Meramec and Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, La. ASCC dropped to 1-4 on the season.
In the season-opening contest, the Wildcats rallied for two runs in the bottom of the final inning to take the one-run, come-from-behind victory.

River baseball standouts sign with senior colleges

            POPLARVILLE --- Three Pearl River Community College baseball standouts have signed national letters of intent with four-year universities in Tracy Hadley, Derrick Mount, and Jacob Taylor.
            Hadley, a 6-foot, 170-pound infielder who prepped at Pascagoula High, signed with head coach Scott Berry’s University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. The sophomore was a starter for the 2014 Wildcat squad, batting .316 and driving in 19 runs, while stealing 10 bases.