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River bombs Carey JV 83-57

            POPLARVILLE — The 17th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats demolished William Carey University’s junior varsity here Wednesday taking a lopsided 83-57 victory in Shivers Gymnasium.
            PRCC improved to 18-3 overall, while WCU-JV dropped to 4-7.

River swept at Southwest

SUMMIT — Pearl River Community College was swept by Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division women’s and men’s basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats falling 59-50 and the 19th-ranked Wildcats taking a hard-fought 68-66 setback.
            PRCC’s women dropped to 5-12 overall and 3-7 in division play, while its men fell to 17-3 and 8-2. SMCC’s women improved to 13-8 and 6-4, while its men are now 14-7 and 7-3.

River splits with Perk

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division men’s and women’s basketball action here Thursday with the 19th-ranked Wildcats taking a 65-53 victory, while the Lady Wildcats fell 45-41 despite an impressive second-half comeback run.
            PRCC’s men improved to 17-2 overall and a division-leading 8-1 mark, while its women dropped to 5-11 and 3-6. MGCCC’s men dropped to 13-7 and 4-5, while its women are now 15-5 and 6-3.

River splits with East Central

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split a pair of MACJC South Division men’s and women’s basketball match ups here Monday with the 21st-ranked Wildcats taking a dominating 75-58 victory, while the Lady Wildcats fell 71-66 despite an impressive comeback run in the second half.
            PRCC’s men improved to 16-2 overall and 7-1 in division play, while its women dropped to 5-10 and 3-5. ECCC’s men dropped to 1-17 and 1-6, while it women are now 6-12 and 3-4.
            The Wildcats remain atop the South Division’s men’s standings with the lopsided win.

Pearl River sweeps Hinds

UTICA — Pearl River swept rival Hinds in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 67-64 victory, while the Wildcats were 80-70 winners.
            PRCC’s women improved to 6-9 overall and 3-4 in division play, while its 21st-ranked men are now 15-2 and 6-1. HCC’s women are now 2-16 and 1-6, while its men are 11-7 and 2-5.
            In the women’s game, the two teams battled to a 35-35 stalemate at the intermission before The River outscored its hosts 32-29 in the second half to take the three-point victory.

Co-Lin stuns Pearl River

POPLARVILLE — Copiah-Lincoln steam rolled Pearl River in men’s and women’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday bringing the 25th-ranked Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak to a stunning end via an 83-69 victory, while the Lady Wildcats fell 67-49.

Wildcats take sole possession of first in the South Division via double-OT win over Jones

            ELLISVILLE — The 25th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats took sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division here Thursday with an 83-79 double-overtime victory over host Jones County.
            PRCC’s women, on the other hand, dropped a hard-fought 74-70 decision to the Lady Bobcats to open the night’s action.
            The River men improved to 14-1 overall and 5-0 in division play, while its women dropped to 5-8 and 2-3. JCJC’s men, which received votes in the latest NJCAA Division I poll, fell to 12-3 and 4-1; while its women are now 8-5 and 3-2.

River bombs Spring Hill

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats bombed the Spring Hill College (Ala.) junior varsity here Saturday with an 80-41 victory in Shivers Gymnasium.
            The lopsided win pumped PRCC’s overall record to 13-1.
            The Wildcats defeated the Badger JV 76-48 in a previous meeting played Jan. 8 in Mobile.
            It was all Pearl River from the outset, as the Wildcats led by 28 — 37-9 — at the 6:49 mark of the first half before the Badgers cut the lead to 45-19 at the intermission.

River sweeps Southwest

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River swept Southwest Mississippi in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats pulling off a last-second 56-55 victory, while the Wildcats were 71-62 winners over a talented Bear squad.

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