POPLARVILLE – Pearl River scored in every inning of both games, and completed its four-game season-opening weekend Saturday with at least one run in 16 straight innings in a doubleheader sweep of Mineral Area (Mo.).
The Wildcats won the opener 14-7 and took the nightcap 16-8.
In Saturday’s opener, Zacahry Clark drove in three runs with a double and two singles, Jonathan Turner had three RBIs on three singles and Austin Moffett also drive in three runs with a pair of singles. The Wildcats led 9-1 after four
Peyton Lee and Carter Hankins each had two singles, Tyler Reid had a triple and Chandler Ray had a double. Parker Dungan pitched six innings for the win and Hayden Freeman finished up on the mound.
Gage Teer powered the Wildcats in the final game of the weekend, driving in three runs on a double and four singles. Hankins also had three RBIs with a pair of singles.
Drake Nightengale earned the victory, pitching five innings, allowing six hits and four earned runs. He struck out seven and walked two.
PRCC BASEBALL LINESCORES
Pearl River 14, Mineral Area (Mo.) 7
Mineral Area 100-030-3 – 7-10-1
Pearl River 134-141-x – 14-15-2
MINERAL AREA (1-2): Chase Urhahn 1B; Ryan Bouse 2 1B; Conner Forsyth 3 1B; Ben Teter 1B; Grant Dix 1B; Logan Bax 1B; Alex Roy 2B. LP – Logan Winder (0-1). Also pitching – Jacob Trammel; Tanner Murphy.
PEARL RIVER (2-1): Zachary Clark 2B, 2 1B (3 RBIs); Austin Moffett 2 1B (3 RBIs); Chandler Ray 2B; Jonathan Turner 3 1B (3 RBIs); Peyton Lee 2 1B; Tyler Reid 3B; Graham Hackbarth 1B; Carter Hankins 2 1B. WP – Parker Dungan (1-0). Also pitching – Hayden Freeman.
Pearl River 16, Mineral Area (Mo.) 8
Mineral Area 013-013-0 – 8-10-4
Pearl River 321-316-x – 16-13-0
MINERAL AREA (1-3): Chase Urhahn 1B; Ryan Bouse 1B; Josh Haggarty 2 1B; Conner Forsyth 2 2B (4 RBIs); Ben Teter HR, 1B; Grant Dix 1B; Hunter Draffen 1B; Alex Roy 1B. LP – Chase Feucht (0-1). Also pitching – Cody Wills, Alex Hanft, Trever Lewis, Lane Spencer.
PEARL RIVER (3-1): Zachary Clark 1B; Gage Teer2B, 4 1B (3 RBIs); Graham Hackbarth 2B; Peyton Lee 2B, 1B; Carter Hankins 2 1B (3 RBIs); Jonathan Turner 2B; Chandler Ray 1B. WP – Drake Nightengale (1-0). Also pitching – Billy Cox; Peyton Lee.