POPLARVILLE – After a disastrous season this past spring, Pearl River Community College baseball coach Josh Hoffpauir hopes a positive attitude pays off in a big turnaround.
The Wildcats have been hard at work in offseason drills as they prepare for the 2015 fall exhibition season, which begins Oct. 1 with a doubleheader against Baton Rouge (La.) at Nicholls State University.
In all, PRCC will play six games in the month of October.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College’s high school baseball showcase, originally scheduled for May 16, has been postponed for a second time due to bad weather conditions.
The showcase-tryout was rescheduled for May 27 due to weather, but weather conditions prompted a second postponement until Friday, June 12.
Registration for the rescheduled event will start at 10 a.m.
College and professional scouts will be in attendance for the pro-style workout for incoming college high school freshman and 2015 high school graduates.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College baseball infielder Derrick Mount was named to the prestigious All-Region 23 squad for 2015 and joined standout pitcher Jordan Hayes on the All-MACJC team.
Two other Wildcats were named to the All-MACJC second team in outfielder Jalen Haskin and pitcher Jacob Taylor.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College’s high school baseball showcase, originally scheduled for May 16, has been postponed until Wednesday, May 27 due to bad weather conditions.
Registration for the event will start at 3 p.m. with the showcase beginning at 4 p.m.
College and professional scouts will be in attendance for the pro-style workout for incoming high school freshman and high school seniors.
Registration cost is $75.
PRCC Baseball Showcase/Tryout is rescheduled due to weather this week. Make up date is Wednesday, May 27th registration begins at 3:00pm with the showcase starting at 4:00pm.
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POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College baseball will host its annual High School Showcase, Saturday, May 16, in Wildcat Stadium here on campus.
The showcase is set for 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. with check in at 9:15 a.m.
College and professional scouts will be in attendance for the pro-style workout for incoming high school freshman to 2015 high school graduates.
Registration cost is $75.
PERKINSTON --- Pearl River Community College wrapped its disappointing 2015 baseball season on a positive note here Monday, as the Wildcats blasted home-standing archrival Mississippi Gulf Coast 10-5 in Curley Farris Stadium.
POPLARVILLE --- The Pearl River Wildcats were swept by the rival Holmes Bulldogs here Saturday in MACJC doubleheader baseball action, dropping the hotly-contested first game 8-7 before falling 13-9 in the nightcap.
PRCC dropped to 13-29 overall and 7-19 in league play, while HCC improved to 21-19 and 12-14.
Holmes’ Cole Feazell (8-2) picked up both mound wins for the Bulldogs, the first as a reliever before starting the second game.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College sophomore infielder Derrick Mount has been named MACJC Player of the Week for his amazing offensive effort in April 15’s doubleheader sweep over Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson.
Mount, a Southeastern Louisiana signee who prepped at Harrison Central High School, went six of 11 in the twin bill, including three home runs and a double and accounted for 10 RBIs.
SCOOBA --- Pearl River’s Wildcats split with East Mississippi in an MACJC baseball doubleheader here Monday, falling 11-10 in the nine-inning opening game before taking a 7-3 victory in the nightcap contest.
PRCC, which has been eliminated from any post-season contention, improved to 13-27 overall and 7-17 in league play, while playoff-bound EMCC is now 22-12 and 16-6.
In the first game, Wildcat Gage Teer of Brandon High had a huge day, belting two home runs and a single for four RBIs to pace The River at the plate.