POPLARVILLE Pearl River Lady Wildcats, No. 3 finishers in last week MACJC State Tournament in Perkinston, enter Thursday through Saturday Region 23 Tournament at Traceway Park in Clinton. Fifth-seeded PRCC will open its play in the double-elimination tournament against fourth-seeded Jones County at 4 p.m. Thursday. The top two finishers in the tournament earn berths in the NJCAA National Tournament set for May 12-14 in Normal, Ill. Here is a breakdown of the tournament bracket:THURSDAYGAME ONE: 4 p.m. (Field 1), No. 4 Jones County (33-13) vs. No. 5 Pearl River (21-21).GAME TWO: 4 p.m. (Field 2), No. 3 LSU-Eunice (48-9) vs. No. 6 East Mississippi (23-21).GAME THREE: 6 p.m. (Field 1), No. 1 East Central (32-11) vs. Game One winner.GAME FOUR: 6 p.m. (Field 2), No. 2 Mississippi Gulf Coast (34-11) vs. Game Two winner.FRIDAYGAME FIVE: 12 noon (Field 1), Game One loser vs. Game Four loser.GAME SIX: 12 noon (Field 2), Game Two loser vs. Game Three loser.GAME SEVEN: 2 p.m. (Field 1), Game Three winner vs. Game Four winner.GAME EIGHT: 2 p.m. (Field 2), Game Five winner vs. Game Six winner.GAME NINE: 4 p.m. (Field 1), Game Seven loser vs. Game Eight winner.SATURDAYGAME TEN: Championship Game(s), 2 p.m. (Field 1), Game Seven winner vs. Game Nine winner. An 11th game will be played immediately following Game Ten if the loser of Game 10 is the team first loss.
Submitted by braswell on May 6, 2011 - 1:10pm