MGCCC men want 1st win

MGCCC men want 1st win

UPDATE: MGCCC's games at Meridian have been postponed. No makeup date has been announced.

 

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast will look to claim its first victory of the 2018 season when the Bulldogs travel to Meridian on Tuesday.

 

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m., and Gulf Coast will look to extend its run of success against the Eagles.

 

Records

MGCCC, 0-3/0-1 MACJC South, 5th place; Meridian, 1-3/0-0, T-2nd place

 

Last Time Out

  • Gulf Coast lost 5-1 to Pearl River in Perkinston on Friday.
  • Meridian defeated Northwest 4-1 last Tuesday in Meridian.

 

Previous Meeting

MGCCC blasted Meridian 8-3 in Perkinston last October after Jordan Hall and Max Johnson scored twice each.

 

Quotable

 "Our first goal is to get a shutout. We've allowed a lot of goals the last three games. Granted, we've played good teams, but it's still too much. That's going to be our focus going forward." – MGCCC coach Chris Handy

 

Notes

  • In the teams' last 10 meetings, all Bulldogs victories Gulf Coast has outscored Meridian 59-8
  • Gulf Coast won last year's meetings 11-0 and 8-3
  • Gulf Coast will dedicate Bary Thrash Field at the Sept. 7 game against Jones County. Ceremonies will take place between the women's and men's game.

 

Three Ahead

  • Sept. 7, vs. Jones County, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 11, at LSU Eunice, 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 15, vs. Southwest, 7 p.m.

 

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