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Wildcats earn split of doubleheader against Southwest

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College shook off a lop-sided loss in the first game, coming back to gain a split of an MACJC doubleheader against Southwest Mississippi Tuesday at Wildcat Stadium.

The Bears roughed up the Wildcats 17-2 in the opener, but PRCC won the nightcap 4-2, behind a complete-game effort on the mound from John Carter Sanner.

Pearl River finished the day 19-11 overall and 4-8 in conference play. SMCC is now 16-7 and 6-4.

PRCC moves baseball, softball games up to Tuesday due to weather forecast

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College has moved its MACJC baseball and softball doubleheaders at Wildcat Stadium up a day, from Wednesday to Tuesday, because of expected rainy weather in the Pine Belt the middle of this week.

The Wildcat baseball team will host Southwest Mississippi in a 4 p.m. doubleheader, while the PRCC softball team will host fourth-ranked Jones County in a doubleheader, also scheduled for a 4 p.m. start.

Wildcats swept in doubleheader at Northeast

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College continues to struggle in MACJC baseball play, as the Wildcats dropped both ends of a doubleheader Friday afternoon against Northeast Mississippi at Booneville.
 
The Tigers dropped the Wildcats 13-2 in the first game of the doubleheader in seven innings, then posted a 4-0 victory in the nightcap.
 
PRCC dropped to 18-10 overall and 3-7 in conference play; Northeast improved to 14-12 and 5-3.
 

Wildcats split pair against East Central

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College split a doubleheader against East Central Tuesday in MACJC action at Decatur.

The Wildcats used a six-run fourth inning uprising to build a big lead and held on for a 7-6 victory in the opener that snapped a three-game losing streak, but the Warriors came back to hand PRCC a 4-3 defeat in the nightcap.

In the first game, Lucas Scott’s three-run home run powered the Wildcats’ big inning, and Tyler Reid added an RBI double and Gage Teer had a run-scoring single to give Pearl River a 6-1 lead.

Wildcats drop pair in MACJC doubleheader at Northwest

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College took it on the chin twice Saturday afternoon in an MACJC doubleheader against Northwest Mississippi at Senatobia.
 
The Rangers dropped the Wildcats 7-1 in the first game of the doubleheader, then rolled to an 11-1 win in five innings in the nightcap.
 
PRCC (17-7 overall, 2-4 conference) outhit the Rangers 9-8 in the first game, but the Wildcats could only muster a run n the top of the sixth inning off Northwest starter Colt Smith (2-1), who struck out seven and walked three.
 

Wildcats split MACJC doubleheader at Coahoma

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College baseball team split a doubleheader with Coahoma Friday afternoon in MACJC action at Clarksdale.
 
The Wildcats struck late for a 6-3 victory in the opener, but the Tigers took a 5-4 extra-inning win in the nightcap.
 
PRCC (17-5 overall, 2-2 conference) broke a 3-3 tie with two runs in the top of the eighth inning, then added an insurance run in the ninth.
 

Sanner lifts Wildcats to doubleheader split against Gulf Coast in league opener

POPLARVILLE – Sophomore right-hander John Carter Sanner saved the day for Pearl River Community College Tuesday night in the second game of the Wildcats’ MACJC-opening doubleheader against Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Sanner went the distance for Pearl River in a 5-3 victory that gave the Wildcats a split of the two games at Wildcat Field, after the Bulldogs had rallied to win the opener 11-9 in 10 innings.

Sanner (4-0) scattered four hits, struck out eight batters – the last one for the final out of the game with runners on second and third. He walked two and hit two batters.

Baseball Wildcats sweep doubleheader at Baton Rouge

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College continued its sizzling start at the plate Sunday afternoon in sweeping a baseball doubleheader at Baton Rouge (La.).

The Wildcats rolled over the Bears 9-2 in the opener, then completed the sweep with a 12-4 victory in the nightcap.

PRCC (13-3) broke a 1-1 tie with three runs in the fifth inning in the first game, highlighted by Jonathan Turner’s two-run double, and added three more runs in the sixth. Turner was 3 of 4 for the game. Gage Teer had a triple and Tyler Reid had a double.

Surging Wildcats sweep doubleheader from Baton Rouge

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College baseball continued its strong start to the 2016 season Sunday, sweeping a doubleheader against Baton Rouge (La.) at Wildcat Stadium.

In the opener, Zachary Clark drove in four runs with a pair of home runs as the Wildcats rallied for an 8-7 victory, then completed the sweep with an 11-1 win in six innings in the nightcap.

PRCC improved to 11-3 overall; Baton Rouge dropped to 11-13.

Wildcats split pair with LSU-Alexandria JV

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College took to the road Wednesday afternoon and split a pair of baseball games against the LSU-Alexandria junior varsity team at Vidalia, La.

PRCC won the opener 6-2, but LSU-A took the nightcap 3-2.

In the first game, the Wildcats scored single runs in the third and fourth innings, then broke the game open with four runs in the fifth. Jordan Hayes (3-1) earned the victory, striking out five, and John Carter Sanner got the save with three innings in relief, striking out four.

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