Pearl River led Pasco-Hernando 12-3 in the sixth inning of their elimination game in the NJCAA Division II World Series.The Bobcats stormed back to score ten unanswered runs and walk off with a 13-12 victory – ending the Wildcats season.
In less than 24 hours, Pearl River Community College opens the NJCAA D-II World Series in Enid, Oklahoma.The Wildcats battle Pasco-Hernando on Sunday at 6 p.m.It’s been an historic season for PRCC – 40 wins and a No. 1 seed in its first JUCO World Series appearance since 2002.
The Pearl River Wildcats return to the NJCAA World Series for the first time since 2004 after winning the Region 23 Tournament in Fulton.The No. 6 Wildcats dominated No. 1 LSU-Eunice 11-2 on Saturday to claim the region crown.
Over the past twelve years, both the Sumrall and West Lauderdale baseball programs have known success.The Bobcats won five class 3A state championships since 2008 and the Knights have captured four class 4A titles since 2007.
Jones battled the elements and Hinds Community College all week to pull out a series win in three games.The No. 5 Bobcats defeated the Eagles 11-0 in five innings on Friday to advance to the Region 23 Tournament at Itawamba.No. 7 PRCC joins Jones after beating East Central 12-4 in Poplarville.
The town of Ellisville was alive on Wednesday with the sounds of baseball and softball.No. 7 Jones College opened the Region 23 tournament with a 10-4 win over Hinds Community College. The Bobcats host Hinds in game two of the best-of-three series on Thursday at 10 a.m.
The hottest ticket in town on Tuesday night was at Dub Herring Park as No. 5 Pearl River Community College hosted No. 7 Jones College in a doubleheader.There were added stakes to this year’s annual “Catfight,” with both clubs entering Tuesday tied for third place in the MACJC standings.