POPLARVILLE, MS (WLOX) - Pearl River brought out the big bats Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats beat Hinds 9-1 in five innings in the opening game of a double-header at Wildcat Stadium. Pearl River continued pounding the softball in game two by defeating the Lady Eagles 10-2 in game two.
Skyler Cook (10-5) posted the win in game one. She allowed three hits, struck out one and walked two. Amanda Ingram (6-6) secured the win in game two. Ingram scattered six hits, struck out two and gave up one walk.
The Lady Wildcats grabbed a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first in the opening game when Kriten Martin belted a double. Pearl River pulled away with five runs in the bottom of the fourth. Mary Grace Key had the big hit, a three-run double.
In game two, Katie Davis had a two-run double in the third inning. The Lady Wildcats added four runs in the sixth on a single by Martin, and Pearl River added two runs on bases-loaded walks and a passed ball.
PRCC is back on the home diamond 3 p.m. Wednesday hosting Coahoma in a make up doubleheader. The game had been postponed from earlier in the season.