POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College couldn’t climb out of an early hole Saturday afternoon and lost its first game of the day at the Wildcat Invitational, 8-5 to East Mississippi.
PRCC was to play Baton Rouge (La.) in the late game of the tournament.
The Lady Lions (3-1) jumped on PRCC starter Madison Scoggin (1-1) for three runs in the top of the first inning, all three coming in on a home run by Averi Pender. EMCC added a run in the second, then built a 7-0 lead off reliever Amanda Ingram with three runs in the third.