September 26, 2017

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team battled for 90 minutes of regulation play and 20 minutes of two overtimes, but could not find the net in a 0-0 draw with the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats Monday, Sept. 25.

In the men’s action that followed, East Central got a penalty kick from sophomore defender Tyler White out of Madison-Ridgeland Academy in the 61st minute and held on for a 1-0 win over the Wildcats. Dylan Shoemaker from Forest got the shutout in goal for the Warriors, his second straight match without allowing a goal.

The matches were played at the soccer pitch on the PRCC campus in Poplarville.

The East Central women are now 2-3-1. Pearl River is 4-0-3.

The Warriors improved to 5-4-1, while Pearl River fell to 6-2.

The ECCC teams will play their first home matches since Sept. 8 when they host Meridian Community College Friday, Sept. 29, in Bailey Stadium on the campus in Decatur. The women play at 5 p.m. and the men at 7 p.m. The Warriors and Lady Warriors will then host Holmes Community College on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the soccer pitch on campus.