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River splits with East Central

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split a pair of MACJC South Division men’s and women’s basketball match ups here Monday with the 21st-ranked Wildcats taking a dominating 75-58 victory, while the Lady Wildcats fell 71-66 despite an impressive comeback run in the second half.
            PRCC’s men improved to 16-2 overall and 7-1 in division play, while its women dropped to 5-10 and 3-5. ECCC’s men dropped to 1-17 and 1-6, while it women are now 6-12 and 3-4.
            The Wildcats remain atop the South Division’s men’s standings with the lopsided win.

Pearl River sweeps Hinds

UTICA — Pearl River swept rival Hinds in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 67-64 victory, while the Wildcats were 80-70 winners.
            PRCC’s women improved to 6-9 overall and 3-4 in division play, while its 21st-ranked men are now 15-2 and 6-1. HCC’s women are now 2-16 and 1-6, while its men are 11-7 and 2-5.
            In the women’s game, the two teams battled to a 35-35 stalemate at the intermission before The River outscored its hosts 32-29 in the second half to take the three-point victory.

Co-Lin stuns Pearl River

POPLARVILLE — Copiah-Lincoln steam rolled Pearl River in men’s and women’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday bringing the 25th-ranked Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak to a stunning end via an 83-69 victory, while the Lady Wildcats fell 67-49.

Wildcats take sole possession of first in the South Division via double-OT win over Jones

            ELLISVILLE — The 25th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats took sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division here Thursday with an 83-79 double-overtime victory over host Jones County.
            PRCC’s women, on the other hand, dropped a hard-fought 74-70 decision to the Lady Bobcats to open the night’s action.
            The River men improved to 14-1 overall and 5-0 in division play, while its women dropped to 5-8 and 2-3. JCJC’s men, which received votes in the latest NJCAA Division I poll, fell to 12-3 and 4-1; while its women are now 8-5 and 3-2.

River bombs Spring Hill

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats bombed the Spring Hill College (Ala.) junior varsity here Saturday with an 80-41 victory in Shivers Gymnasium.
            The lopsided win pumped PRCC’s overall record to 13-1.
            The Wildcats defeated the Badger JV 76-48 in a previous meeting played Jan. 8 in Mobile.
            It was all Pearl River from the outset, as the Wildcats led by 28 — 37-9 — at the 6:49 mark of the first half before the Badgers cut the lead to 45-19 at the intermission.

River sweeps Southwest

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River swept Southwest Mississippi in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats pulling off a last-second 56-55 victory, while the Wildcats were 71-62 winners over a talented Bear squad.

River splits with Perk

PERKINSTON — Pearl River Community College split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats falling to the host Lady Bulldogs 65-64, while the Wildcats were 63-61 victors over the 19th-ranked Bulldogs.
            PRCC’s women dropped to 4-7 overall and 1-2 in division play, while its men improved to 11-1 and 3-0. MGCCC’s women improved to 10-3 and 2-1, while its men are now 11-3 and 2-1.

River splits with Delta

            MOORHEAD — Pearl River Community College split with Mississippi Delta in women’s and men’s MACJC non-division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats falling 61-45, while the Wildcats picked up their 10th win of the season via a 62-50 victory.
            PRCC’s women dropped to 4-6 overall, while its men improved to 10-1. MDCC’s women improved to 6-4, while its men are now 3-7.
            On Nov. 12 in Shivers Gym in Poplarville, the Lady Wildcats were 59-55 losers to the Lady Trojans, while the Wildcats took a 71-57 victory.

Wildcats open new year with win over Badger JV

            MOBILE, Ala. — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats opened the new year with a convincing 76-48 shellacking of the Spring Hill College (Ala.) junior varsity squad here Tuesday.
            The Wildcats were improved to 9-1 overall with the victory.
            Pearl River led 38-17 at the intermission before outscoring the host Badgers 38-31 in the second half to take the lopsided 28-point victory.

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