Bulldog women travel to Poplarville

Published 3:01 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2022

PERKINSTON — The Mississippi Gulf Coast women will be trying to hand archrival Pearl River its first conference loss of the season Thursday in Poplarville.


Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. The game will be streamed at http://prccmedia.com/gold/.

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  • MGCCC: 10-2/2-1 MACCC, T-4th place in conference
  • PRCC: 10-2/3-0 MACCC, T-1st place in conference

Last Time Out

  • MGCCC waxed Northeast Mississippi 69-41 at Perk on Monday. Sharisse Bridges (So., Jackson/Callaway) had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs.
  • Pearl River won 59-49 at Meridian on Monday. Otashae Burrage led the Wildcats with 14 points.

Previous Meeting

PRCC won the only meeting between the teams last season, winning 70-55 at Perk on Feb. 11, 2021. Bridges had 18 points and eight rebounds.


  • Bridges ranks sixth in the MACCC with 8.6 rebounds per game.
  • Elsie Harris is sixth in the conference with 3.8 assists per game.
  • Aniya Saddler (54.3 percent) and Beverly Tillman (52.7 percent) are fifth and sixth in the league in field goal percentage. Tillman in ninth in free throw percentage (72.6 percent).
  • Gulf Coast leads the conference in scoring (75.6 ppg), rebounds (51.7 rpg) and steals (12.2 spg). The Bulldogs are third in assists (14.4 apg).
  • Gulf Coast is second in the NJCAA in rebounding.

Three Ahead

  • Monday, Jan. 17: vs. Coahoma, Perkinston, 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 20: at East Central, Decatur, 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 24: vs. Hinds, Perkinston, 6 p.m.


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