POPLARVILLE — Seven Pearl River soccer standouts have been selected to the MACJC's all-star games.
The men's squad will be represented by forwards Jevaun Ennis (Maypen, Jamaica) and Bo Bowman (Bay St. Louis; Bay), center back Andrew Elkins (Bay St. Louis; St. Stanislaus) and goalkeeper Kobe Lie (Hattiesburg; North Forrest). The Lady Wildcats will be represented by defender Grace Sanders (Oak Grove), midfielder Sashine Smith (Kingston, Jamaica) and forward Sarah Havens (Hurley; East Central).
The north-south games will be held Nov. 10 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland. The women will play at 2 p.m., with the men scheduled for a 4:30 p.m. start.
Awards for Most Valuable Players from each division will be given out following each match.
Ennis and Bowman have been two of the more dangerous attackers in the league this year. Ennis leads PRCC with 12 goals and also has three assists, while Bowman has 10 goals and four assists. Elkins has been a steady leader along the backline for PRCC (11-3, 6-2 MACJC South). He has also chipped in with the attack, registering one goal and two assists. Lie, meanwhile, has been one of the top goalkeepers in the country. Entering this weekend's MACJC Tournament, Lie has earned three MACJC Goalkeeper of the Week honors as well as two NJCAA awards. Lie is 11-3 on the year with six shutouts, 90 saves, .857 save percentage and 1.09 goals against average.
Havens has been an exciting player in the Lady Wildcats' attack this year, registering one goal and three assists. Both Sanders and Smith have been reliable in the defensive portion of the pitch for PRCC (7-7-1, 4-3-1) and have also combined for three assists.
The Lady Wildcats will open up the MACJC playoffs on Thursday with a 2 p.m. road tilt at Itawamba.
The men are awaiting their first matchup in the MACJC playoffs, which are being hosted this weekend by Jones College.