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Wildcats confident heading into season finale at Co-Lin

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.

Lady Wildcats suffer 1-0 loss in soccer playoffs

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.

Wildcats score overtime goal for 1-0 victory in MACJC playoffs

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.

Wildcats celebrate homecoming with upset of No. 15 Gulf Coast

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.