EMCC sweeps PRCC

            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.

River sweeps Faulkner

     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.

River sweeps ASCC

            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.

Reigning national champion LSU-E sweeps Pearl River

            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.

River splits with East Miss

            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.

Lady Wildcats split with ASCC in season-opening twin bill

            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.

MACJC softball post-season format sees dramatic change

            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.