DECATUR --- Pearl River and East Central split here Tuesday in MACJC South Division softball action with each team claiming six-inning, 8-0 victories.
The host Lady Warriors are now 24-8 overall, while the Lady Wildcats are 15-11. Both teams remain tied for second place in the division at 8-4 behind nationally-ranked and undefeated Jones County (28-0, 14-0).
ECCC’s Kendra Wilson hurled a two-hitter to propel ECCC to its shutout win, while PRCC’s Rachel Hickman of Poplarville High allowed just one hit in the Lady Wildcats’ shutout.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats split with Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division softball doubleheader action here Saturday, falling 7-4 in the first game before bouncing back with a 3-2 victory in the nightcap.
It took eight innings to decide the outcome of both games.
PRCC is now 14-10 overall and 8-4 in division play, while the visiting Lady Wolfpack is 14-12 and 6-6.
POPLARVILLE --- Nationally-ranked and undefeated Jones County swept Pearl River in MACJC South Division softball action here Wednesday via 7-2, 11-1 wins to improve to 24-0 overall and 10-0 in division play.
PRCC, on the other hand, dropped to 13-9 and 7-3.
The victorious Lady Bobcats scored five runs in the top of the fourth to pick up the win in the first game before exploding for a combined 10 runs in the forth and fifth frames in the nightcap to take the lopsided decision in five innings via the 10-run rule.
PERKINSTON --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division softball doubleheader action here Thursday, falling 1-0 in the first game before bouncing back with a 4-1 victory in the nightcap.
PRCC is now 13-7 overall and 7-1 in division play, while MGCCC is 18-10 and 5-4.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats swept winless MACJC South Division foe Meridian with a pair of lopsided victories here Sunday.
Rachel Hickman of Poplarville High hurled a one-hitter en route to a six-inning 8-0 win, while The River pounded the visiting Lady Eagles 9-1 in five-and-two-thirds frames in the nightcap game.
MCC dropped to 0-12 overall and 0-4 in division play, while PRCC improved to 12-6 and 6-0.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River's Lady Wildcats swept Hinds in MACJC South Division softball action here Saturday, winning the first game of the doubleheader 8-0 (five innings) before pulling out a 4-3 victory in the nightcap game.
PRCC improved to 10-6 overall and 4-0 in division play, while HCC fell to 6-12 and 2-2.
In the first game, starting pitcher Rachel Hickman hurled a no-hitter en route to picking up the mound win. After a scoreless first inning, The River scored two runs in the bottom of the second, third, fourth, and fifth frames.
SUMMIT --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats opened their MACJC South Division softball schedule in grand fashion here Saturday with a sweep of Southwest Mississippi.
PRCC shut out the host Lady Bears 3-0 in the first game of the doubleheader before pulling out a 6-5 victory in the nightcap. The Lady ’Cats improved to 8-6 overall and 2-0 in division play with the sweep, while SMCC dropped to 4-9 and 2-2.
SCOOBA --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats were swept by MACJC non-division foe East Mississippi here Thursday, falling 7-3 in the first game before getting shut out in the nightcap.
The victorious Lady Wildcats are now 6-6 overall, while the host Lady Lions are 11-9.
The two teams split in a previous doubleheader played Feb. 11 in Poplarville with PRCC winning the first game 5-4, while EMCC was a 9-1 winner in the second game of the twin bill.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. --- Pearl River's Lady Wildcats picked up a pair of victories here Tuesday, sweeping Faulkner State CC (Ala.) 4-2 and 3-0 to improve to 6-4 overall.
The host Lady Sun Chiefs dropped to 6-9 with the losses.
In the first game, things were scoreless for the first four-and-a-half innings until FSCC scored a solo run in the bottom of the fifth, but PRCC bounced back with a four-run effort in the top of the seventh to take the lead. Faulkner scored the game's final two runs in the bottom of the frame.
MONROEVILLE, Ala. --- Pearl River Community College evened its 2014 softball record here Thursday, sweeping Alabama Southern with 7-3 and 8-5 victories.
The victorious Lady Wildcats are now 4-4 overall, while the host Lady Eagles fell to 3-9.
The two teams split in The River’s season opening doubleheader played Feb. 7 in Poplarville with Alabama Southern winning the first game 7-2 before the Lady ’Cats bounced back with a 5-4 decision in the nightcap for their first win of the year.