POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College closed out its home schedule for 2016 by splitting an MACJC doubleheader Saturday against East Mississippi at Wildcat Field.
The Wildcats rallied from a 6-2 deficit to win the opening game of the doubleheader 7-6, but dropped the nightcap 8-4.
PRCC (25-19 overall) remains mathematically alive for the playoffs at 10-16 in conference play, but the Wildcats will need to sweep Holmes on the road Saturday in their regular-season finale, and get some help from other teams to have a chance at postseason.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College used some late-inning magic to take a doubleheader sweep against Copiah-Lincoln Tuesday at Wildcat Field.
The Wildcats scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to win Game 1 5-4, then took the sweep with a six-run outburst in the bottom of the sixth for a 7-4 victory in the nightcap.
PRCC kept its flickering playoff hopes alive at 9-15 in MACJC play (24-18 overall). Co-Lin dropped to 9-26 and 4-16.
POPLARVILLE – Sophomore Peyton Lee delivered a miuch-needed clutch pitching performance Saturday afternoon, allowing the Pearl River Community College baseball team to salvage a split of an MACJC doubleheader at Wildcat Field.
Lee went the distance, pitching a two-hitter in a 4-1 Wildcat victory in the nightcap, after PRCC let a two-run lead slip away in the ninth inning of the opener, which the Trojans eventually won 13-11 in 12 innings.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College took it on the chin twice Wednesday night in dropping a doubleheader to Jones County at Ellisville.
The fourth-ranked Bobcats clubbed four home runs, including a grand slam by Tanner Huddleston, in a 20-1 pounding of the Wildcats in the first game of the twinibill, then took the nightcap 8-3.
PRCC dropped to 21-17 overall, but just 6-14 in conference play. JCJC improved to 33-3 overall and leads the MACJC by four games at 16-2 in conference.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College capped a wild day of baseball Saturday by pulling out a much-needed victory in the second game of an MACJC doubleheader against Meridian.
Justin Demary’s fourth single of the game drove Lucas Scott with the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning for an 11-10 victory in the second game, after the Eagles took a 15-13 win in the opener.
The win kept PRCC’s flickering playoff hopes alive at 6-12 in conference play (21-15 overall). Meridian remained in second place in the conference at 26-6 and 11-5.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College baseball let another game slip through its fingers Tuesday, and the result was another MACJC doubleheader sweep on the road, this time to Hinds at Raymond.
The Wildcats fell behind 8-0 in the opener before rallying late in an 8-5 defeat, then let a 4-2 lead slip away in the bottom of the seventh inning in the nightcap, and the Eagles won it 5-4 with a run in the bottom of the ninth.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College mounted a comeback for the ages in the opening game of an MACJC doubleheader Saturday against Itawamba, but couldn’t sustain its momentum in the second game.
The Wildcats overcame a 9-1 deficit in the first game of the twinbill at Wildcat Staidum to win 11-10 in 10 innings, but the Indians rallied in the final two innings to take a 7-3 victory in the nightcap.
PRCC reached the halfway point in conference play at 2-12 overall and 5-9 in conference. Itawamba is now 15-13 and 3-9.
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.
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.
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.