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.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College baseball remains unbeaten, as the Wildcats swept MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta 5-3 and 9-1 here Friday.
PRCC improved to 6-0 overall, while MDCC evened its record to 2-2.
In the first game, The River jumped out to an early 4-0 lead scoring two runs in both the first and second frames, then added a solo run in the fourth and two more in the fifth. Delta scored its only run of the contest in the top of the sixth.
VIDALIA, La. --- The Pearl River Community College baseball Wildcats remain unbeaten after sweeping Baton Rouge CC (La.) here Saturday with 4-1, 9-1 victories in the Concordia Recreation District 3 Complex.
PRCC improved to 4-0 on the year, while BRCC remains winless at 0-7.
In the first game, things remained scores for the first two-and-a-half innings before the Wildcats took a 1-0 edge in the bottom of the third. The River added another run in the sixth and two in the eighth, while the Bears scored its only run in the top of the ninth.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College opened its 2014 baseball season in grand fashion here Thursday, sweeping a doubleheader with Marion Military Institute (Ala.) by dominating 11-1 (six innings) and 12-3 margins.
PRCC is now 2-0 on the year, while MMI remains winless at 0-4.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College’s spring sports kick off this week with the Wildcat baseball team hosting Marion Military Institute Thursday and the Lady Wildcat softball squad hosting Alabama Southern on Friday.
The PRCC-MMI and PRCC-ACSS doubleheaders both start at 4 p.m.
Fourth-year head coach Josh Hoffpauir’s group finished 41-14 a year ago, which boasted an MACJC South Division championship. But Hoffpauir admits that a repeat effort in 2014 will be an uphill climb.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College baseball coach Josh Hoffpauir admits that matching last year’s 41-14 record, including a South Division championship, this coming spring might seem impossible.
POPLARVILLE --- The Pearl River Community College baseball program is set to host its annual Fall League for high school players.
The league begins Thursday, October 10th.
Registration will start at 5 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium followed by a pro-style showcase.
The participants will be divided into six teams and play eight fall games over five weeks. A major emphasis is placed on improvement through fundamentals and understanding in game situations.