Bulldogs get chance at revenge

Bulldogs get chance at revenge

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast will be out to avenge the result of last year's MACJC championship game and extend its South Division winning streak when archrival Pearl River visits at 7 p.m. Friday.

 

The Wildcats won the state title in penalty kicks after a scoreless regular and two overtime periods. The Bulldogs have won 22 straight division contests.

 

The game at the MGCCC Soccer Complex will be streamed at https://livestream.com/MGCCCBulldogs/events/8346066.

Records

MGCCC, 2-0; PRCC 3-0.

Last Time Out

  • Gulf Coast was defeated 5-0 at No. 13 Georgia Military.
  • Pearl River pounded East Central 10-2.

Previous Meeting

An apparent ninth-minute goal by MGCCC's Jordan Hall was waived off for offside, and PRCC won 4-1 in penalty kicks.

Quotable

"We need to be strong defensively. Pearl River has a really dynamic attack with those two wingers and Bo Bowman at striker. We're going to have increase the pressure on them. We have to ugly-up the game a little bit." – Coach Chris Handy

Notes

  • Gulf Coast won the regular-season meetings last year 4-0 and 1-0.
  • PRCC has outscored Itawamba, Holmes and East Central 17-2 to open the season.

Three Ahead

  • Sept. 4, at Meridian, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 7, vs. Jones County, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 11, LSU Eunice, 6 p.m.

 

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