Pearl River Community College shook off a run-rule defeat to earn a split of an MACJC baseball doubleheader Saturday at Meridian.
Meridian built a 10-2 lead after two innings and coasted to a 14-4 win in seven innings in the opener, but the Wildcats rolled a 7-2 victory in the nightcap.
Pearl River Community College baseball has made comebacks a big part of its game during a 10-game winning streak, and that was the case again Saturday in an MACJC doubleheader at Itawamba.
This time, however, it wasn’t enough as the ninth-ranked Indians swept the two games, winning the opener 5-4 in 12 innings, then holding off the Wildcats in the nightcap 7-6.
The losses knocked PRCC (15-7 overall, 6-2 conference) out of first place in the MACJC standings. Itawamba improved to 20-4 and 7-1.
The Pearl River Community College baseball continued its red-hot play as the Wildcats resumed MACJC play Friday with a doubleheader against Northeast Mississippi.
The Pearl River Community College baseball team showed a refuse-to-lose mentality Wednesday in a non-conference doubleheader against Baton Rouge (La.) at Wildcat Stadium.
Pearl River Community College finally got going offensively in baseball Friday afternoon, sweeping a doubleheader at Pensacola State (Fla.).
PRCC overcame a 1-0 deficit with three-run rallies in the fifth, sixth and ninth innings en route to a 10-2 victory in the opener, then got two home runs from freshman Simon Landry to spark a 6-3 win in the nightcap.
PRCC scored its first two victories after starting the season 0-4; Pensacola dropped to 6-13.
Superior pitching and timely hitting proved too much for Pearl River Community College Friday afternoon as the Wildcats suffered a doubleheader setback against Dyersburg State (Tenn.).
The visiting Eagles rapped out 13 hits and rode a dominating performance on the mound from freshman Seth Wyse in a 11-3 win in the opener, then took a 5-0 lead and held on to prevail 5-2 in the nightcap.
PRCC dropped to 0-4 for the season; Dyersburg improved to 11-1.