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Wildcats split with Warriors

            DECATUR — Eighth-ranked Pearl River split with East Central in both teams’ MACJC South Division openers here Tuesday with the Wildcats taking a 10-0 shutout in six innings in the first game before the host Warriors bounced back with a 10-1 win in the nightcap.
            PRCC improved to 15-5 overall and 1-1 in division play, while ECCC is 4-3 now 8-11 and 1-1.

Wildcats split with Cougars

            POPLARVILLE — Tenth-ranked Pearl River split with Illinois Central here Sunday with the visiting Cougars taking a lopsided 12-3 victory in the first game before the Wildcats bounced back with a 7-0 shutout win in the nightcap.
            PRCC improved to 14-4 overall, while ICC out of Peoria, Ill., is 4-3.
            In the first game, the Cougars jumped out front quickly with three runs in the top of the first and the Wildcats couldn’t catch up.

Wildcats sweep Tigers

            POPLARVILLE — The 10th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats swept with a pair of shutouts over Marion Military Institute (Ala.) here Wednesday in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action, taking a 10-0 six-inning victory and a 4-0 win.
            PRCC improved to 13-3 overall, while MMI out of Marion, Ala., dropped to 11-8.
            In the first game, Pearl River scored two in the bottom of the first, one in the second, four in the fourth, one in the fifth, and two in the sixth to end the game via the 10-run rule.

River sweeps Triton

RAYMOND — The 10th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats swept the Triton College (Ill.) Trojans with 10-7 and 9-6 victories here Sunday in the Wes Cliburn Tournament played on the Hinds Community College campus.
            PRCC improved to 11-3 overall with the wins, while TC, located in River Grove, Ill., remains winless at 0-8.
            In the first games, the first two innings were scoreless, but both squads scored two runs each in the third. Pearl River’s offense blew it open in the top of the fourth with a five-run barrage to go up 7-2.

River splits at Miss. Delta

MOORHEAD — Pearl River split with Mississippi Delta in MACJC non-division baseball action here Wednesday with the host Trojans taking an impressive 10-3 victory in the first game before the Wildcats rebounded with a 4-1 nightcap win.
            PRCC, ranked No. 10 in the latest NJCAA Division II baseball poll, is now 9-3 overall with the win, while MDCC is 7-5.

River splits at East Miss

            SCOOBA — Pearl River split with East Mississippi in MACJC non-division baseball action here Sunday with the host Lions nipping the Wildcats 6-5 in the first game before getting bombarded 13-0 in six innings in the nightcap.
            PRCC improved to 8-2 overall with the win, while EMCC dropped to 7-5.
            In the opening game, East Miss held Pearl River scoreless for the first three innings while scoring two in the bottom of the first and three in the bottom of the third to take a 5-0 advantage after three.

River stuns top-ranked LSU-Eunice with 5-4, 7-6 doubleheader sweep

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River pulled off an impressive 5-4 extra-inning victory over No. 1-ranked LSU-Eunice before bouncing back with a 7-6 nightcap win to hand the reigning NJCAA Division II national champions their first losses of the season here Tuesday in Wildcat Stadium.
            PRCC led 3-0 after five innings in the first game, but LSU-E answered with three in the top of the sixth before taking a 4-3 lead in the eighth. The Wildcats tied it up in the bottom of the ninth to send things into an extra inning.

River sweeps Bishop in home openers

 POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats swept Bishop State (Ala.) in NJCAA baseball doubleheader action here Friday, rallying late to take a hard-fought victory in the first game before pounding the visiting Wildcat squad 10-0 in five innings in the nightcap game.
            PRCC improved to 3-1 overall, while BSCC dropped to 1-8.
            In the first game, Bishop State scored in the first three innings to go up 4-0 after three before Pearl River bounced back with two in the bottom of the fourth and three in the sixth to take the one-run victory.

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