It will be a confident group from Pearl River Community College that will make the trip to Wesson Saturday to battle Copiah-Lincoln in the Wildcats’ football season finale.
PRCC kept its hopes of a winning season intact last week with a stirring 31-27 homecoming upset of 15th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Wildcats (4-4 overall, 3-2 division) battle the Wolves at 3 p.m. Saturday at Stone Stadium on the Co-Lin campus.
Many times in soccer, it’s not the number of shots a team takes, but what that team does with those shots.
Despite a huge edge in shots, Pearl River Community College is out of the MACJC playoffs after Northwest Mississippi scored a goal with 3:46 to play in the first overtime period
The goal handed the Lady Wildcats a 1-0 season-ending defeat in the first round of the playoffs Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.
Northwest (11-5-0) advanced to play Holmes Saturday in the State Tournament semifinals at Ridgeland. PRCC completed its season 8-1-4.
Junior Sanchez was in the right place at the right time for Pearl River Community College.
The sophomore from Oak Grove send a rocket shot from 30 yards out into the net with 3:06 to play in the second overtime to give the Wildcats a thrilling 1-0 victory over Hinds in the first round of the MACJC men’s soccer playoffs Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.
The celebration was loud and boisterous in the home locker room at Pearl River Community College.
As well it should have. The Wildcats pulled off one of their most satisfying victories in years Saturday afternoon, a 31-27 upset of 15th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast in front of a large Homecoming crowd at Dobie Holden Stadium.
The victory evened PRCC’s record at 4-4 overall (3-2 in the South Division), and coupled with Jones County’s 41-36 victory over Hinds, it knocked the Bulldogs (5-3, 3-2) out of playoff contention.
Pearl River Community College got what it needed in the men’s soccer regular-season finale against Jones County.
The Wildcats put together a brilliant first half, and that was enough to defeat the Bobcats 3-2 in the second Cat Fight of the season Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.
Although there was nothing at stake except pride, the second Cat Fight of the season between Pearl River Community College and Jones County in women’s soccer was a typically hard-fought, exciting contest.