PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast surged all the way to sixth in the latest NJCAA Division II Softball Rankings released Tuesday.
The Lady Bulldogs (9-5) are up nine spots in the poll. They swept a doubleheader from Northwest in their MACJC regular-season opener.
Gulf Coast is being led by Shelby Archer (Fr., Pearl River Central/Picayune), who is tied for second in NJCAA Division II with seven home runs, and Kristen Cade (Fr., Harrison Central/Saucier), who is fourth among pitchers with 61 strikeouts.
The Lady Bulldogs are back in action Friday when Highland visits Ross-Smith Field from Kansas. The Scotties (4-3) moved up five spots to 14th.
The doubleheader starts at noon and will be streamed at https://livestream.com/MGCCCBulldogs/events/8594862.
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