ECCC Men’s Soccer Defeats Jones with Last Second Goal

October 3, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team was seconds away from heading into overtime against Jones County Junior College Friday, Sept. 30, in Ellisville, but a goal by freshman Jacob Thomas brought home an East Central win.

The match remained scoreless until 19 seconds to play.

Midfielder Thomas of Northwest Rankin High School scored off an assist by Tomaz McNair of Forest High School for the 1-0 victory.

East Central Women’s Soccer Splits in Non-Division Action

October 3, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team fell to No. 11 nationally ranked Jones County Junior College 5-0 Friday, Sept. 30, in Ellisville and went on to beat Jacksonville College of Jacksonville, Texas 3-1 Saturday, Oct. 1, in Perkinston.

In the matchup with Jacksonville, the Panthers jumped on the board first before Warrior freshman Sierra Maness of Corinth High School tied up the match with 32 minutes left in the first half.

East Central Golfers Post Best Finish of Fall at Hinds Invitational

October 3, 2016

The East Central Community College golf team had its best showing of the fall 2016 season over the weekend as the Warriors finished sixth in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Event No. 3, the Hinds Community College Invitational. The 36-hole event was held at Eagle Ridge in Raymond and hosted by Hinds.

East Central posted a team score of 613, its best two-day total of the fall by 27 strokes.

East Central Golfers Compete in MACJC Conference Event No. 2

September 30, 2016

The East Central Community College golf team traveled to Southaven Sept. 25-26 to compete in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Event No. 2 of the fall season, hosted by Northwest Mississippi Community College.

East Central finished in 10th place in the competition, posting a team score of 663 over the 36-hole event.

East Central Football Falls to Co-Lin After Fourth Quarter Surge--Game Recap

September 30, 2016

The East Central Community College football team held No. 18 Copiah-Lincoln Community College in check for three full quarters, before a fourth quarter surge by the Wolves resulted in a 34-23 win over the Warriors in Stone Stadium in Wesson Thursday, Sept. 29.

East Central led 23-7 in the fourth quarter before the Co-Lin Wolves scored the last 27 points of the game to pull out the win against the Warriors.

East Central’s Men’s Soccer Pulls Out Overtime Win over Meridian

September 29, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team defeated Meridian Community College 4-3 in overtime Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

ECCC jumped out to an early lead with goals by Blake Bonds of Germantown High School, assisted by Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc High School, and Gutierrez.

MCC fought back to tie the match up 2-2 at the half.

Gutierrez scored once again in the second half, before MCC tied the match 3-3 to send it to overtime.

ECCC Women’s Soccer Wins Record 9th Straight Match

September 29, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team remained undefeated on the season with a 5-0 non-division win over the Meridian Community College’s Lady Eagles in Bailey Stadium in Decatur on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The win improved East Central’s record to 9-0 on the season. It is the longest winning streak in program history, topping last year’s then-record eight straight victories to open the 2015 season.

ECCC Netters Win 18 Matches, Langelaar Takes Individual Title at ITA Regionals

September 26, 2016

East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis players won 18 singles and doubles matches at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships, with freshman Tom Langelaar winning a singles title.

The regionals were held Sept. 21-24 at host Meridian Community College.

Langelaar of Veldhoven, Netherlands, won the men’s singles back draw by winning five straight matches. He defeated sophomore Chris Crapps of Hinds Community College 8-6 in the finals.

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