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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.

Hankins named MACJC and NJCAA Division II Baseball Player of the Week

Carter HankinsPOPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College sophomore catcher Carter Hankins has been named as the MACJC Baseball Player of the Week for his play last week.

Hankins was 8 of 19 (.421) at the plate in six games last week, driving in 13 runs as the Wildcats were 5-1 in doubleheaders on consecutive days against Alabama Southern, Southwest Tennessee and Jackson State (Tenn.).

Wildcats begin busy weekend with doubleheader sweep at Alabama Southern

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College began its busiest weekend of the baseball season Thursday afternoon by sweeping a doubleheader against Alabama Southern at Monroeville, Ala.

The Wildcats eased past the Eagles 7-3 in the opener, then rolled to an 11-1 victory in the nightcap.

Gage Teer had a home run and drove in three runs in the first game, and Carter Hankins also went deep for the Wildcats. Jonathan Turner had a double and a single, and Austin Moffett also had a double.

PRCC baseball scores 30 runs in doubleheader sweep of Mineral Area

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River scored in every inning of both games, and completed its four-game season-opening weekend Saturday with at least one run in 16 straight innings in a doubleheader sweep of Mineral Area (Mo.).

The Wildcats won the opener 14-7 and took the nightcap 16-8.

In Saturday’s opener, Zacahry Clark drove in three runs with a double and two singles, Jonathan Turner had three RBIs on three singles and Austin Moffett also drive in three runs with a pair of singles. The Wildcats led 9-1 after four
innings.

PRCC baseball opens season with doubleheader split against Mineral Area

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College shook off a lop-sided defeat in its season opener, coming to gain a doubleheader split Friday against Mineral Area (Mo.) at Wildcat Stadium.

The Cardinals raked four Wildcat pitchers to win the opener 20-9, but PRCC returned the favor in the nightcap, pounding out 21 hits in a 14-4, eight-inning triumph.

Chase Urhahn got the hit parade started for Mineral Area leading off the first inning with a towering home run to right field, and the Cardinals added three more runs in the inning.

PRCC baseball, softball teams prepare for tough schedules

POPLARVILLE – Spring sports are right around the corner at Pearl River Community College, as the baseball and softball teams prepare for battle.

Coach Leigh White’s Lady Wildcats open an ambitious 47-game schedule on Feb. 1 with a Sunday doubleheader against Alabama Southern at Monroeville, Ala. PRCC then returns home on Feb. 5-6 to host the Wildcat Invitational. The Lady Wildcats will play LSU-Eunice and Calhoun, Ala., on Friday, and East Mississippi and Baton Rouge, La., on Saturday.

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