Perk sweeps River

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats were swept by archrival Mississippi Gulf Coast here Sunday in MACJC South Division softball action, falling 8-0 (eight innings) in the first game and 5-2 in the nightcap.
            The River dropped to 16-8 overall and 5-4 in division play with the losses, while the visiting Lady Bulldogs improved to 23-5 and 3-1.

Pearl River softball splits at Meridian

            MERIDIAN --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats split with Meridian CC in MACJC South Division softball action here Friday, falling 8-4 in the first game for their first division loss of the year before rebounding with an 8-5 victory in the nightcap game.
            The River is now 16-6 overall and 5-1 in division play, while the host Lady Eagles are 5-11 and 2-2.

Lady Wildcats open South Division play with sweep over Southwest

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats opened their MACJC South Division softball schedule in grand style here Friday, sweeping the rival Southwest Mississippi Lady Bears 8-0 (five innings) and 4-2 to improve to 12-5 overall and 2-0 in division play.
            SMCC, which eyes a rematch with PRCC March 27 in McComb, dropped to 6-6 and 0-2.
            In the first game, starting pitcher Rachel Hickman of Poplarville High (3-2) hurled a two-hit shutout, striking out eight and walking one in getting the win.

River pulls off impressive five-game softball sweep at Faulkner Tournament

            GULF SHORES, Ala. --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats pulled off an impressive five-game sweep here Friday and Saturday in the Faulkner Tournament.
            On Friday, PRCC defeated host Faulkner State (Ala.) 10-0 and Wallace-Hanceville (Ala.) 3-0 before following on Saturday with victories over Gadsden State (Ala.) 1-0, Wallace-Dothan (Ala.) 6-2, and Enterprise State (Ala.) 13-0 in five innings to improve to 10-5 overall.

Reigning national champ LSU-E sweeps River in road twin bill

            EUNICE, La. --- Reigning NJCAA Division II national champion LSU-Eunice proved more than worthy of its No. 2 softball ranking here Tuesday, sweeping Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats 4-0 and 20-0 (five innings) to remain unbeaten at 7-0.
            PRCC, which swept Alabama Southern CC 8-0 (five innings) and 7-1 a day earlier in its season openers in Poplarville, evened its overall record to 2-2.

River sweeps ASCC in softball season-opening doubleheader

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College opened its 2015 softball season in grand fashion here Monday, sweeping Alabama Southern 8-0 (five innings) in the opening contest and 7-1 in the nightcap.
            All-Region 23 sophomore hurler Rachel Hickman of Poplarville High picked up the shutout win in the opening game with a one-hitter and recording six strikeouts, while freshman Skylar Cook out of St. Amant High (La.) got the nightcap win.
            ASCC dropped to 0-2 on the season.

Three Lady Wildcats capture All-Region, All MACJC honors

            POPLARVILLE --- Three Pearl River Community College softball standouts have grabbed Region 23 and MACJC post-season honors for 2014.
            Freshman pitcher Rachel Hickman out of Poplarville High was named to the All-Region 23 team, while sophomore catcher Kelsea Lewis of Oak Grove High and sophomore shortstop Kaci Lantrip of Terry High were named to the All-MACJC squad.


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