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Lady Wildcats clinch division, Wildcats clinch MACJC berth with sweep over Meridian

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College swept MACJC South Division foe Meridian here Thursday in Shivers Gymnasium with an impressive pair of “clinching” victories.
            The Lady Wildcats captured their first South Division title in two decades with their hard-fought 72-66 win over the Lady Eagles, while the Wildcats dominated the Eagles 64-43 and iced a berth in Feb. 24-27’s MACJC State Tournament, which will likely be played at Itawamba CC in Fulton.

PRCC sweeps SMCC

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College grabbed a pair of impressive MACJC South Division women’s and men’s basketball victories over Southwest Mississippi here Monday with the Lady Wildcats pulling out a hard-fought 60-56 victory, while the Wildcats bombed the visiting Bears 87-71.

River sweeps Perk

            PERKINSTON --- Pearl River Community College swept arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast here Thursday in MACJC South Division basketball action with the Lady Wildcats taking a 71-63 win, while the Wildcats avenged an earlier loss to the host Bulldogs with a 76-65 victory.
            PRCC’s women improved to 13-3 overall and 8-2 in division play, while its men are now 13-5 and 6-4. MGCCC’s women dropped to 7-12 and 3-5, while its men are now 14-5 and 7-3.

PRCC sweeps ECCC

            DECATUR --- Pearl River Community College swept East Central in MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 75-67 win, while the Wildcats were 81-76 victors.
            PRCC’s women improved to 12-3 overall and 7-2 in division play, while its men are now 12-5 and 5-4. ECCC’s Lady Warriors are 7-11 and 2-7, while the Warriors are 6-12 and 2-7.

River smashes Hinds

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College picked a pair of impressive women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball victories over Hinds here Friday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 58-39 win, while the Wildcats were 70-59 victors.
            The contests were originally scheduled for Thursday, but were moved to Friday due to icy conditions.
            PRCC’s women improved to 11-3 overall and 6-2 in division play, while its men are now 11-5 and 4-4. HCC’s women remain winless at 0-17 and 0-8, while its men fell to4-13 and 1-7.

River splits at Co-Lin

        WESSON --- Pearl River split with rival Copiah-Lincoln in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday with the home-standing Lady Wolfpack pulling off a convincing 78-59 victory, while the Wildcats snapped a five-game losing streak with a 70-56 victory.
            PRCC’s women dropped to 10-3 overall and 5-2 in division play, while its men improved to 10-5 and 3-4. CLCC’s women are now 10-6 and 3-4, while its men are 8-8 and 4-3.

Hinds Games Date Change

Pearl River's MACJC South Division women's and men's basketball tilts originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan, 30 (5 p.m. women, 6 p.m. men) have been moved to Friday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. (women) and 6 p.m. (men) in Shivers Gym on the PRCC campus in Poplarville.

River splits with Jones

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River split with arch-rival Jones County in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the host Lady Wildcats pulling off an 89-83 overtime victory, while the Wildcats couldn’t stave off a second-half comeback by the 14th-ranked Bobcats and fell 72-69.
            PRCC’s women improved to 10-2 overall and 5-1 in division play, while it men dropped to 9-5 and 2-4. JCJC’s women are now 10-5 and 5-2, while its men are 14-1 and 7-0.

Pearl River splits at Meridian

            MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College was swept by Meridian in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Tuesday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 71-43 walloping, while the Wildcats dropped their fourth straight with a 71-70 setback off a buzzer-beating basket by the Eagles’ Corey Brister.
PRCC’s women dropped to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in division play, while its men dropped to 9-4 and 2-3. MCC’s women are now 12-2 and 3-1, while its men are 2-11 and 1-3.

Pearl River splits with Southwest

            SUMMIT --- Pearl River Community College split with Southwest Mississippi in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 73-72 overtime victory, while the Wildcats dropped their third straight with a 73-69 setback.
    PRCC’s women improved to 7-1 overall and remain undefeated at 4-0 in division play, while its men dropped to 9-3 and 2-2. SMCC’s women are 11-2 and 3-1, while its men are 7-6 and 1-3.

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