The East Central women and Northwest women battled through two overtimes before settling for a 0-0 tie.
Johnson, a sophomore forward from Destrehan High School (La.), scored East Central’s first goal on a penalty kick. Pitts, a freshman midfielder out of George County High School in Lucedale, followed Johnson with the Warriors’ second goal.
East Central improved to 5-9-1 on the season and 2-3-1 in Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division play. Northwest fell to 10-5-1 overall and 3-3 in the North Division.
With the tie, the East Central women moved to 10-2-1 on the season and 5-0-1 in the division. East Central has already clinched a berth in the postseason. The Northwest Lady Rangers fell to 3-9-3 overall and 1-4-1 in the North Division.
Both East Central teams return to action Wednesday, Oct. 14, when they travel to Fulton to face Itawamba Community College at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. They return home to Decatur on Friday, Oct. 16, to host Holmes Community College at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.