POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats remained tied with Mississippi Gulf Coast in the MACJC South Division derby after splitting with the visiting Bulldogs here Tuesday.
The River won the first game 3-2 thanks to a two-run effort in the sixth inning before MGCCC bounced back to hammer PRCC 16-3 in the nightcap contest in six innings via the 10-run rule.
The Wildcats are now 17-15 overall, while the Bulldogs are 14-15. Both teams are 4-8 in division play following Tuesday’s split.
RAYMOND --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by Hinds in MACJC South Division baseball action here Sunday on Joe G. Moss Field, suffering a pair of one-run defeats to the host Eagles.
PRCC lost the first game 8-7 before falling 2-1 in the nightcap game to drop to 16-13 overall and 3-7 in division play, while HCC improved to 18-11 and 8-2.
SUMMIT --- Pearl River’s Wildcats pulled off a 2-0, 11-inning marathon victory over Southwest Mississippi in the first game of an MACJC South Division doubleheader here Wednesday, but the host Bears bounced back with an 8-6 win in the nightcap game.
PRCC is now 16-12 overall and 3-5 in division play, while SMCC is 11-13 and 5-5.
In the opening game, the two teams battled through 10 scoreless innings until the Wildcats scored two runs in the top of the 11th to take the hard-fought victory.
BATON ROUGE, La. --- The Pearl River Wildcats snapped an eight-game losing streak here Tuesday with a dominating 11-6 and 11-7 doubleheader sweep over Baton Rouge (La.).
PRCC smacked a combined 26 hits in the twin bill to improve to 13-11 overall, while BRCC dropped to 11-19. Thursday’s victories marked The River’s second sweep of the year over the Bears, as the Wildcats were 4-1 and 9-1 winners on Feb. 8 at the Concordia Recreation District Complex in Vidalia, La.
POPLARVILLE --- Top-ranked Jones County proved worthy of its No. 1 national ranking here Saturday after sweeping the host Pearl River in MACJC South Division baseball action in Wildcat Stadium.
PRCC, which evened its overall record to 11-11 and dropped to 0-4 in division play, saw its losing streak grow to eight after suffering 3-2 and 4-1 losses to the visiting Bobcats. JCJC, on the other hand, improved to 21-1 and 2-0 and should remain perched atop of the NJCAA Division II poll in next week’s balloting.
WESSON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats opened their MACJC South Division schedule here Thursday with a pair of one-run, extra-inning losses to Copiah-Lincoln’s Wolfpack.
CLCC was a 9-8 victor in the first eight inning contest, while the Wolves took an eight inning 2-1 win in the nightcap game to improve to 6-12 overall and 4-0 in division play. PRCC dropped to 11-9 and 0-2.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by Illinois Central College here Sunday with pair of one-run losses.
The visiting Cougars out of East Peoria, Ill., took a 6-5 victory in the opening game before winning 9-7 in the nightcap to see PRCC drop to 11-7 overall.
GOODMAN --- Pearl River's Wildcats split here Sunday at Charlie Donald Field on the campus of Holmes Community College, nipping Mineral Area College (Mo.) 6-5 before falling to the host Bulldogs 7-2.
PRCC is now 10-2 overall, while MAC, a Division I program out of Park Hills, Mo., dropped to 8-5. HCC is now 8-2.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. --- Pearl River’s Wildcats split in their final day of action of the Flag City Junior College Classic here Tuesday, falling to Southwest Tennessee 9-4 before rebounding with a lopsided 8-2 victory over Ellsworth (Ia.) in renowned USA Stadium.
PRCC ends its road trip at 8-2 overall.
Against Memphis-based SWT, the Saluqis went up 3-0 with a solo run in the bottom of the second and two more in the third, while the Wildcats scored their first run in the top of the fourth.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. --- Pearl River’s Wildcats suffered their first defeat of the 2014 baseball season here Monday, falling to Wabash Valley College (Ill.) 4-3 before rebounding with a lopsided 9-2 victory over Iowa Lakes CC (Ia.) in the Flag City Junior College Classic in renowned USA Stadium.
PRCC, which is now 7-1 overall, resumes Classic action Tuesday against Southwest Tennessee at 11 a.m., followed by a match up with Ellsworth (Ia.) at 1:30 p.m. WVC evened its overall mark to 3-3 with the victory, while ILCC dropped to 0-3.