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.
POPLARVILLE --- Mother Nature has had quite an impact on Pearl River Community College spring sports as the school’s baseball and softball seasons wind down to a close amidst wet weather conditions.PRCC’s MACJC baseball doubleheader at East Mississippi in Scooba is set for Sunday, April 19 (4 p.m. start). Following their match ups with the Lions, only two more twin bills remain for the Wildcats, as they host Holmes Saturday, April 25 (2 p.m.
WESSON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats smacked a combined 37 hits here Wednesday en route to crushing rival Copiah-Lincoln 20-14 and 13-5 in an MACJC baseball doubleheader on Sullivan Field.
MOORHEAD --- Pearl River’s Wildcats snapped a 10-game losing streak with a dominating 12-2 victory in eight innings over host Mississippi Delta in the first game of an MACJC doubleheader played here Saturday before falling 3-1 in the nightcap game.
With the split, The River is now 10-26 overall and 4-16 in league play, while host Trojans are 15-20 and 9-9.
In the first game, things were knotted at 1-1 after the opening frame of the nine-inning affair, but PRCC unleashed a four-run barrage in the top of the second, which proved to be all it needed to seal the victory.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College was swept by archrival Jones County in MACJC doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday, as the 10th-ranked Bobcats pulled off 16-5 (seven innings) and 2-1 victories over the host Wildcats.
PRCC dropped to 9-25 overall and 3-15 in league play, while JCJC improved to 24-10 and 11-7.
MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College was swept by Meridian in MACJC doubleheader baseball action here Thursday, as the visiting Wildcat squad suffered back-to-back one-run losses.
POPLARVILLE --- Hinds Community College proved more than worthy of its No. 1 ranking in the NJCAA Division II baseball poll here Tuesday, as the Eagles pounded home-standing Pearl River 14-3 in eight innings before taking an 8-1 victory in the nightcap game of an MACJC doubleheader.
FULTON --- Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by home-standing Itawamba in an MACJC baseball doubleheader here Sunday, falling 11-4 in the first game before losing the nightcap game 10-4.
With the losses, PRCC dropped to 9-19 overall and 3-9 in league play, while the host Indians improved to 12-8 and 6-6.
In the opening nine-inning contest, ICC went up 2-0 with solo runs in the first two innings, but PRCC answered with three in the top of the third to take the lead before adding two in the fourth to go up 5-2.
POPLARVILLE --- Dr. Adam Breerwood, Pearl River Community College Vice President for the Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center, was inducted into the William Carey University Alumni Hall of Fame Friday on the WCU campus in Hattiesburg.
Breerwood has been affiliated with PRCC as an employee since 1997 when he was hired as assistant baseball coach and previously played baseball at The River in 1994 and 1995.