POPLARVILLE --- Mother Nature has had quite an impact on Pearl River Community College spring sports as the school’s baseball and softball seasons wind down to a close amidst wet weather conditions.PRCC’s MACJC baseball doubleheader at East Mississippi in Scooba is set for Sunday, April 19 (4 p.m. start). Following their match ups with the Lions, only two more twin bills remain for the Wildcats, as they host Holmes Saturday, April 25 (2 p.m.
WESSON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats smacked a combined 37 hits here Wednesday en route to crushing rival Copiah-Lincoln 20-14 and 13-5 in an MACJC baseball doubleheader on Sullivan Field.
MOORHEAD --- Pearl River’s Wildcats snapped a 10-game losing streak with a dominating 12-2 victory in eight innings over host Mississippi Delta in the first game of an MACJC doubleheader played here Saturday before falling 3-1 in the nightcap game.
With the split, The River is now 10-26 overall and 4-16 in league play, while host Trojans are 15-20 and 9-9.
In the first game, things were knotted at 1-1 after the opening frame of the nine-inning affair, but PRCC unleashed a four-run barrage in the top of the second, which proved to be all it needed to seal the victory.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College was swept by archrival Jones County in MACJC doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday, as the 10th-ranked Bobcats pulled off 16-5 (seven innings) and 2-1 victories over the host Wildcats.
PRCC dropped to 9-25 overall and 3-15 in league play, while JCJC improved to 24-10 and 11-7.
MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College was swept by Meridian in MACJC doubleheader baseball action here Thursday, as the visiting Wildcat squad suffered back-to-back one-run losses.
POPLARVILLE --- Hinds Community College proved more than worthy of its No. 1 ranking in the NJCAA Division II baseball poll here Tuesday, as the Eagles pounded home-standing Pearl River 14-3 in eight innings before taking an 8-1 victory in the nightcap game of an MACJC doubleheader.
FULTON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by home-standing Itawamba in an MACJC baseball doubleheader here Sunday, falling 11-4 in the first game before losing the nightcap game 10-4.
With the losses, PRCC dropped to 9-19 overall and 3-9 in league play, while the host Indians improved to 12-8 and 6-6.
In the opening nine-inning contest, ICC went up 2-0 with solo runs in the first two innings, but PRCC answered with three in the top of the third to take the lead before adding two in the fourth to go up 5-2.
POPLARVILLE --- Dr. Adam Breerwood, Pearl River Community College Vice President for the Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center, was inducted into the William Carey University Alumni Hall of Fame Friday on the WCU campus in Hattiesburg.
Breerwood has been affiliated with PRCC as an employee since 1997 when he was hired as assistant baseball coach and previously played baseball at The River in 1994 and 1995.
SUMMIT --- Thanks to four final-inning errors, Pearl River’s Wildcats blew a five-run lead here Wednesday to fall 7-6 to Southwest Mississippi and complete an MACJC doubleheader baseball sweep by the host Bears.
PRCC also fell 7-3 in the first game of the twin bill and are now 9-17 overall and 3-7 in league play, while SMCC improved to 10-12 and 4-6.
In the first game, things were scoreless for the first two-and-a-half innings before Southwest scored a run in the bottom of the third only to see Pearl River’s two in the fourth put the Wildcats up 2-1.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River snapped a six-game losing streak here Friday in Wildcat Stadium with an 8-5, 6-3 MACJC baseball doubleheader sweep over Northeast Mississippi.