The Pearl River Community College men got back on track Monday night with their second convincing victory over the William Carey University junior varsity this season, defeating the Crusaders 95-52 at M.R. White Coliseum.
Freshman Ryan McRaney (Sumrall) converted 5 of 10 shots from 3-point range to lead the Wildcats (3-1) with 23 points.
The Pearl River Community College women rallied from 17 points behind in the first half, and won going away in a 68-57 victory over East Mississippi Monday night at Scooba.
The Pearl River Community College kicked its game into a higher gear in the second half, and raced to a 71-52 victory over Delgado Thursday night in men’s basketball action at M. R. White Coliseum.
PRCC (2-0) led by eight points midway through the first half, but Delgado (0-1) closed the half with a 24-16 advantage, and the two teams went into halftime tied 30-30.
The Wildcats started the second half on a 9-0 run, but the Dolphins narrowed the margin to 43-42 with 14:39 to play. From there, however, it was all Wildcats.
The Pearl River Community College women made it two straight impressive victories to open the season Thursday night as the Lady Wildcats bounced Delgado 70-45 at M.R. White Coliseum.
Freshmen Adyn Strickland (Saucier) and Kyla Malone (Oxford) hit 3-point shots on PRCC’s first two possessions of the game, en route to an 11-1 start, and the Lady Wildcats were never threatened the rest of the way.
It was the same old story yet again for Pearl River Community College Saturday afternoon at Dobie Holden Stadium.
Once again, the Wildcats gave a great effort, but once again they could not put two quality halves of football together and once again they made too many little mistakes that led to a 31-17 homecoming defeat at the hands of Copiah-Lincoln.
<p.One of the most storied sophomore classes in the history men’s basketball at Pearl River Community College has moved on to the next level, leaving a big hole to fill.
The task for head coach Chris Oney is to rebuild the team, while maintaining the program’s elite status in the MACJC.
“This team will be a lot like our team two years ago,” said Oney, who begins his first full season as coach of the Wildcats. “I understand that it’s going to be a work in progress.