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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.

River splits at East Central

DECATUR — Pearl River Community College split with East Central in MACJC women’s and men’s South Division basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats falling 67-41, while the Wildcat squad was a convincing 81-66 winner.
            PRCC women dropped to 3-5 overall and 1-1 in division play, while its men improved to 7-1 and 2-0. ECC, which opened its South Division schedule against The River, saw its women improve to 3-6 and 1-0; while its men remain winless at 0-9 and 0-1.

Pearl River sweeps Hinds in South Division openers

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College kicked off its MACJC South Division schedule here Thursday with a pair of convincing victories over rival Hinds.
            The Lady Wildcats pulled out a 71-59 win to improve to 3-4 overall and 1-0 in league play, while the Wildcats saw freshman Jeremy Hollimon hit a career-high 30 points that spurred a 64-55 win to improve to 6-1 and 1-0.
            Hinds, on the other hand, saw its women drop to 1-7 and 0-1, while its men are now 6-2 and 0-1.

PRCC splits at Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. — Pearl River Community College split with Baton Rouge (La.) in men’s and women’s basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats suffering a lopsided 63-41 defeat, while the Wildcat squad were 62-60 winners over the host Bears.

PRCC’s women dropped to 2-4 overall, while its men improved to 5-1. BRCC’s women are now 4-2, while its men are 3-7.

In the women’s game, the Lady Bears led 41-30 at the intermission before outscoring The River 22-11 in the second half to take the 22-point victory.

River splits at Holmes

GOODMAN — Pearl River Community College split with Holmes in MACJC men’s and women’s non-division basketball action here Thursday with the Wildcats picking up their first loss of the season via a 52-50 setback, while the Lady Wildcats were 70-60 winners over the host Lady Bulldogs.

PRCC’s men dropped to 4-1 overall, while its women improved to 2-3. HCC’s men are now 4-1, while its women are now 3-2.

In the men’s game, the Bulldogs led 33-23 at the break, but the Wildcats bounced back to take a 27-19 advantage in the second half only to come up three points shy of victory.

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