UTICA, MS (WDAM) _ Pearl River Community College sophomore guard Eric Thornton Jr. scored in double digits for the fifth consecutive game as the 14th-ranked Wildcats picked up a 91-80 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges road win at Hinds Community College.
The Wildcats (13-0, 4-0 South Division) got 23 points from Thornton, 21 points from sophomore guard Cedric Brim Jr. and 19 points from sophomore guard Jonas Jones III 19.
Freshman guard LaGarious White added 11 points for PRCC, while sophomore guard Brandon Rachal led the Wildcats with 12 rebounds.
The Eagles (7-6, 1-3) were led freshman forward Dontrell McQuarter, who had 19 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Stephane Ayangma posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Hinds freshman guard Peyton Taylor had 12 points and four assists and sophomore guard Malik Henry also scored 12 points.
PRCC will return to action at 7:30 Tuesday facing Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston.