Pearl River falls to Panola College

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River couldn’t rally past visiting Panola College on Saturday, falling 3-0 (12-25, 12-25, 12-25). The loss was PRCC’s second in as many days to the Fillies at Shivers Gymnasium.

Madison Smith (Madison; Germantown) pulled PRCC (5-7 overall) within three, 9-6, with a kill just inside the back line. The Fillies (12-3) earned six of the next seven points before Isabella Thoennes (Kiln; Hancock) got PRCC back on the scoreboard with a kill off of a Maleah Austin (Diamondhead; Hancock) quick set.

Panola went on to claim the first set 25-12.

Leah Draine (Mobile, Ala.; Mattie T. Blount) tied the second set 1-1 with an early kill. Trailing 4-3 Thoennes netted another kill off of a Panola College double block. The Fillies reeled off six straight to force a PRCC timeout down 10-3. The Wildcats had several runs later in the set before ultimately falling 25-12.

The two squads traded points early in the third set before the Fillies landed seven straight to go ahead 13-4. PRCC was unable to recover, falling 25-12.


The Wildcats and Fillies will play another back-to-back series Oct. 14 and 15 in Carthage, Texas.


The Wildcats have a busy week ahead with three matches on the schedule. PRCC travels to Pensacola State College Monday for a 6 p.m. start. The Wildcats host Coastal Alabama-South at 6 p.m. Wednesday and then visit Judson College at 3 p.m. Friday.


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