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River eliminated by Jones in MACJC semi-final match

            PERKINSTON — The South No. 4 Pearl River Lady Wildcats were eliminated from the MACJC State Softball Tournament here Monday with a 3-2 semi-final loss to reigning state champion and South No. 2 Jones County.
            The victorious Lady Bobcats, ranked No. 8 in the latest NJCAA Division II softball poll, went on to defeat South No. 1 host Mississippi Gulf Coast 9-6 with another comeback victory to repeat as MACJC champs. Seventh-ranked MGCCC defeated South No. 3 East Central 7-3 in Monday’s other semi-final contest.

Pearl River wallops Itawamba 15-0 in five in opening round of MACJC Softball Tournament

            PERKINSTON — Brittany LeBlanc pitched a one-hit shutout to propel Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats to a lopsided 15-0 (five innings) softball victory over Itawamba here Sunday in opening-round action of the MACJC State Tournament underway at Mississippi Gulf Coast CC.
            The Lady Wildcats, the South Division No. 4 seed, will now face South No. 2 and eighth-ranked Jones County, a 7-1 winner over North No. 3 Holmes to open Sunday’s tournament play, at 12 noon Monday. The winner of that contest will earn a berth in the state championship bout at 5 p.m.

MACJC Softball Bracket/Webcast

PLEASE NOTE: The 2013 MACJC State Softball Tournament has been rescheduled for a second time due to wet field conditions at host MGCCC. It was originally scheduled for Thursday and Friday, rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday due to rain forecasts, then rescheduled for a second time to Sunday and Monday due to wet field conditions. Hopefully, this is the last “reschedule” of the tournament.

River opens rescheduled MACJC Tournament play Sunday against North Division champ Itawamba

PLEASE NOTE: The 2013 MACJC State Softball Tournament has been rescheduled for a second time due to wet field conditions at host MGCCC. It was originally scheduled for Thursday and Friday, rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday due to rain forecasts, then rescheduled for a second time to Sunday and Monday due to wet field conditions. Hopefully, this is the last “reschedule” of the tournament.

River splits with East Central in regular-season finale

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats split with East Central’s Lady Warriors in MACJC South Division softball action here Saturday to wrap the regular season for both teams.
            Heading into the doubleheader, PRCC and ECCC had already copped berths in the MACJC State Tournament set for Mississippi Gulf Coast in Perkinston next Thursday and Friday, but the split ensured the Lady Warriors of the South’s third-place seed. The Lady Wildcats enter the event as the fourth seed behind South champ MGCCC and second-place Jones County.

Top-ranked LSU-E squeaks past River with 4-3, 7-6 victories

            POPLARVILLE — Playoff-bound Pearl River gave No. 1-ranked LSU-Eunice (La.) all it could handle here Tuesday, falling to the reigning national and regional champions via a pair of one-run doubleheader defeats in Lady Wildcat Stadium.
            The Lady Bengals out of Eunice, La., were 4-3 and 7-6 winners in the twin bill, improving to 50-4 overall. The Lady Wildcats, on the other hand, dropped to 23-19.

Lady ‘Cats secure post-season berth with sweep over Hinds

            POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College secured at least the No. 4 seed in May 2-4's MACJC State Softball Tournament here Saturday with its doubleheader sweep over Hinds in Lady Wildcat Stadium.
            PRCC improved to 23-17 overall and 12-10 in division play with its 8-0 and 2-0 shutout victories and eye one more division twin bill in the regular season against current No. 3 East Central this Saturday.

River swept at Gulf Coast

            PERKINSTON — Eighth-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast swept Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats in MACJC South Division softball action here Wednesday on Ross-Smith Field, taking a 10-2 victory in the opening game of the twin bill before winning 7-3 in the nightcap game.
            PRCC dropped to 21-17 overall and 10-10 in division play, while MGCCC improved to 28-7 and a division-leading 17-3.

River splits at East Central

            DECATUR — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats remain one game behind East Central in fourth place in the MACJC South Division softball derby after splitting with the host Lady Warriors in a make up doubleheader here Monday.
            PRCC’s 10-hit effort in Monday’s first game resulted in an 8-6 victory, but ECCC rebounded with a 5-0 shutout win in the nightcap.
            The Lady Wildcats are now 21-15 overall and 10-8 in division play, while the third-place Lady Warriors are 27-11 and 11-7.

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