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.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats remain unbeaten in MACJC South Division play after sweeping a scrappy Hinds Lady Eagle team in softball doubleheader action here Wednesday.
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.
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.
POPLARVILLE --- The host Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats went 2-2 in the annual Wildcat Invitational Tournament here Friday and Saturday, taking victories over East Mississippi and Itawamba, but fell to reigning NJCAA national champ LSU-Eunice (La.) and Faulkner State (Ala.).
MONROEVILLE, Ala. --- Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats split with Alabama Southern here Tuesday, falling 7-6 in the first game of the doubleheader for the host Lady Eagles first win of the season before rebounding with a convincing 9-4 victory in the nightcap.
PRCC is now 3-3 overall, while ASCC is 1-5.
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.
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.
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.
ELLISVILLE --- Pearl River Community College wrapped its 2014 softball season here Saturday with a 7-1 loss to second-ranked Jones County in the Region 23 Tournament semi-finals in Community Bank Park.
The Lady Wildcats finished the year at 28-20 overall, while the host Lady Bobcats improved to 47-2 and took on top-ranked LSU-Eunice (La.) in the championship game later Saturday. JCJC, which fell to LSU-E 5-2 in Game 3 of the tournament, fell to the Lady Bengals 6-1 in the regional championship game 6-1 that was called after four-and-a-half innings due to weather conditions.