River sweeps Meridian

           MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats clinched the MACJC South Division title here Tuesday with a convincing 8-1 victory over Meridian, while the Lady Wildcats secured second place in the division with their 1-0 nail biter over the host Lady Eagles.
            PRCC’s women improved to 11-4 overall and 8-2 in division play, while its men are now 11-1 and 9-1.
            In the women’s game, the two teams battled to a scoreless stalemate at the intermission, but Christina Gentry of Horn Lake High scored the game-winning goal in the 75th minute off an assist by Chelsea Parsons of Biloxi High to ice the win.
            In the men’s game, Pearl River led 4-1 at the half before added four more goals in the second half to take the lopsided victory.
            Justin Broussard of Ocean Springs High led the Wildcats with two goals, while Mike Allizzo of Ocean Springs High, Dyllon Beasley of Presbyterian Christian High, Austin Douglas of Gulfport High, D’Quan Lewis of Bay High, Paul Millette of Pascagoula High, and Jake Polderman of Picayune High all had solo goals.
            Tyler German scored the Eagles’ only goal.
Pearl River swept Meridian in earlier meetings played Sept. 24 in Poplarville with the Lady Wildcats grabbing a 3-2 win, while the Wildcats were 4-1 winners.
PRCC wraps its regular season Friday when it travels to non-division foe East Central in Decatur 2 p.m. (women) and 4 p.m. (men) contests.
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MACJC South Division Women's & Men's Soccer Games
Played October 22, 2013 @ Meridian, MS
Pearl River 1, Meridian 0
Halftime: 0-0 (Tie)
Pearl River (11-4, 8-2): Christina Gentry 1. Assist: Chelsea Parsons.
Meridian (NA, NA): None.
Pearl River 8, Meridian 1
Halftime: 4-1 (PRCC)
Pearl River (11-3, 8-1): Justin Broussard, Mike Allizzo 1, Dyllon Beasley 1, Austin Douglas 1, D’Quan Lewis 1, Paul Millette 1, Jake Polderman 1.
Meridian (NA, NA): Tyler German.
UP NEXT: Pearl River swept Southwest Miss. in an earlier meeting played Sept. 8 in Summit with the Lady Wildcats shutting out the Lady Bears 8-0, while the Wildcats were 6-1 winners.
UP NEXT: Pearl River wraps its regular season Friday when it travels to East Central in Decatur for 2 p.m. (women) and 4 p.m. (men) non-division contests before both squads compete in the MACJC State Tournament Nov. 2-3.

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