SUMMIT --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats opened their MACJC South Division softball schedule in grand fashion here Saturday with a sweep of Southwest Mississippi.
PRCC shut out the host Lady Bears 3-0 in the first game of the doubleheader before pulling out a 6-5 victory in the nightcap. The Lady ’Cats improved to 8-6 overall and 2-0 in division play with the sweep, while SMCC dropped to 4-9 and 2-2.
SCOOBA --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats were swept by MACJC non-division foe East Mississippi here Thursday, falling 7-3 in the first game before getting shut out in the nightcap.
The victorious Lady Wildcats are now 6-6 overall, while the host Lady Lions are 11-9.
The two teams split in a previous doubleheader played Feb. 11 in Poplarville with PRCC winning the first game 5-4, while EMCC was a 9-1 winner in the second game of the twin bill.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. --- Pearl River's Lady Wildcats picked up a pair of victories here Tuesday, sweeping Faulkner State CC (Ala.) 4-2 and 3-0 to improve to 6-4 overall.
The host Lady Sun Chiefs dropped to 6-9 with the losses.
In the first game, things were scoreless for the first four-and-a-half innings until FSCC scored a solo run in the bottom of the fifth, but PRCC bounced back with a four-run effort in the top of the seventh to take the lead. Faulkner scored the game's final two runs in the bottom of the frame.
MONROEVILLE, Ala. --- Pearl River Community College evened its 2014 softball record here Thursday, sweeping Alabama Southern with 7-3 and 8-5 victories.
The victorious Lady Wildcats are now 4-4 overall, while the host Lady Eagles fell to 3-9.
The two teams split in The River’s season opening doubleheader played Feb. 7 in Poplarville with Alabama Southern winning the first game 7-2 before the Lady ’Cats bounced back with a 5-4 decision in the nightcap for their first win of the year.
EUNICE, La. --- Reigning national and Region 23 champion LSU-Eunice swept the Pearl River Lady Wildcats here Tuesday with 10-1 (five innings) and 7-2 victories.
LSU-E improved to 12-0 overall, while PRCC dropped to 2-4.
In the first game, the host Lady Bengals went up 2-0 in the bottom of the first and added two more in the third before a six-run barrage in the fifth ended the game via the eight-run rule. Pearl River scored its only run in the top of the third off an RBI single by Allie Flint of Madison Central High.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College split with East Mississippi in MACJC non-division softball action here Friday, winning the first game 5-4 before falling 9-1 in the nightcap contest of the doubleheader.
Both squads are now even on the year with the Lady Wildcats at 2-2 and the Lady Lions at 3-3.
In the first game, EMCC went up 1-0 in the top of the first before PRCC rebounded in the bottom of the second to take the lead off a two-run homer by Kelsea Lewis of Oak Grove High.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College opened its 2014 softball season with a doubleheader split against Alabama Southern here Friday, falling 7-2 in the first game before rebounding with a 5-3 victory in the nightcap.
Both squads are now 1-1 overall.
In the first game, the Lady Wildcats fell behind 1-0 in the top of the opening inning when ASCC’s Rebekah Blackstock drilled a one-out single down the first base line and Kayla Jordan drove her home an out later with a double to left.
POPLARVILLE --- Dramatic post-season changes are set for the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) for the 2014 season.
The state’s 14 community colleges have adopted a new playoff format identical to baseball’s with an initial best-of-three series (North No. 1 hosting South No. 4, South No. 1 hosting North No. 2, North No. 2 hosting South No. 3, South No. 2 hosting North No. 3) set for April 25-26.
CLINTON — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats wrapped their 2013 softball season with an 8-0 (five innings) loss to top-ranked LSU-Eunice (La.) Saturday in semi-final action of the Region 23 Tournament underway at Traceway Park.