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Basketball

River splits with Jones

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River split with arch-rival Jones County in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the host Lady Wildcats pulling off an 89-83 overtime victory, while the Wildcats couldn’t stave off a second-half comeback by the 14th-ranked Bobcats and fell 72-69.
            PRCC’s women improved to 10-2 overall and 5-1 in division play, while it men dropped to 9-5 and 2-4. JCJC’s women are now 10-5 and 5-2, while its men are 14-1 and 7-0.

Pearl River splits at Meridian

            MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College was swept by Meridian in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Tuesday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 71-43 walloping, while the Wildcats dropped their fourth straight with a 71-70 setback off a buzzer-beating basket by the Eagles’ Corey Brister.
PRCC’s women dropped to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in division play, while its men dropped to 9-4 and 2-3. MCC’s women are now 12-2 and 3-1, while its men are 2-11 and 1-3.

Pearl River splits with Southwest

            SUMMIT --- Pearl River Community College split with Southwest Mississippi in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 73-72 overtime victory, while the Wildcats dropped their third straight with a 73-69 setback.
    PRCC’s women improved to 7-1 overall and remain undefeated at 4-0 in division play, while its men dropped to 9-3 and 2-2. SMCC’s women are 11-2 and 3-1, while its men are 7-6 and 1-3.

Pearl River splits with Gulf Coast

            POPLARVILLE --- The storied Pearl River-Mississippi Gulf Coast basketball rivalry saw a split here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium with the host Lady Wildcats taking a hard-fought 80-72 MACJC South Division victory, while the Wildcats fell 64-62.
            PRCC’s women improved to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in division play, while its men dropped to 9-2 and 2-1. MGCCC’s women fell to 5-7 and 1-2, while it men are now 10-2 and 3-0.

River splits with Delta

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College split with Mississippi Delta in women and men’s MACJC non-division basketball action here Thursday.
            The Lady Wildcats avenged a 66-64 loss to the Lady Trojans earlier in the season with an 80-71 victory, while the Wildcats picked up their first loss of the year with a 61-58 setback to the visiting Trojans. PRCC’s men smacked MDCC 66-54 Nov. 14 in Moorhead.
            The Lady Wildcats improved to 5-1 overall, while the Wildcats dropped to 9-1. MDCC’s women fell to 6-4, while its men are now 6-6.

River women hit Yuletide break 62-55 win over Miss. Hot Shots

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats wrapped the pre-Christmas holiday portion of its schedule with a hard-fought 62-55 victory over the Mississippi Hot Shots here Friday in Shivers Gym.
            The River’s undefeated men’s squad (9-0 overall, 2-0 division) headed into the holiday break after its 70-53 MACJC South Division victory over East Central Monday in Poplarville. PRCC’s women are now 5-1 and 2-0, while the Hot Shots are 5-3.

River picks up pair of division home wins over East Central

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College swept East Central in MACJC South Division women’s and men’s basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats picking up a 67-58 victory and the Wildcats taking a 70-53 win.
            Both PRCC teams remain unbeaten in division play at 2-0, while its women improved to 4-1 overall and its men are undefeated at 9-0. ECCC’s women dropped to 4-5 and 0-2, while its men fell to 5-4 and 1-1.

River opens South Division play with road victories over Hinds

            UTICA --- Pearl River Community College opened MACJC South Division basketball play here Thursday with a pair of convincing women’s and men’s victories --- each by a whopping 26 points --- over Hinds.
            The Lady Wildcat squad took a 76-50 win to improve to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in division play, while the Wildcats were 85-59 winners to remain unbeaten at 8-0 and 1-0. The host Lady Bulldogs remain winless at 0-7 and 0-1, while the Bulldog team dropped to 1-6 and 0-1.

Pearl River rips Baton Rouge with 79-70 overtime victory to remain unbeaten at 7-0

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Jeremy Hollimon swished a buzzer-beating three pointer to knot things up at 61-61 at the end of regulation against Baton Rouge Community College here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium; setting the stage for the host Wildcats’ 18-9 advantage in the overtime period for a 79-70 victory.
            With the win, PRCC remains unbeaten at 7-0 overall, while BRCC dropped to 4-9.

Wildcats bomb Baton Rouge with 75-59 road victory

            BATON ROUGE, La. --- Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat basketball squad demolished Baton Rouge CC here Thursday taking a lopsided 75-59 victory to remain undefeated at 6-0.
            The host Bears, on the other hand, dropped to 3-6 and will play a visiting role when the two teams eye a rematch Monday, Dec. 2, in Shivers Gymnasium on the PRCC campus in Poplarville.
            PRCC led 43-20 at the intermission before outscoring BRCC 32-29 in the second half to take the 16-point victory.

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