Copiah-Lincoln (17-1 overall; 12-0 MACCC) took the early lead over Pearl River (13-7; 6-4) in the first inning by way of a two-run double. The teams were locked into a pitcher's duel into the fifth inning before the Wolves extended their lead to 4-0 with a two-run home run.
An inning later, a fielder's choice drove in the final CLCC run of the contest to give them the lead 5-0.
Pearl River sliced into the lead in the top half of the seventh plating a run on a Payton Lee (Picayune; Pearl River Central) groundout to make the score 5-1.
The Wolves, however, stopped the rally to win the contest.
Taelor York (Choctaw; Clinton Christian Academy) led the Wildcats in hits with two. Aunie Rethmeyer (Belle Chasse, La.) walked twice. Hannah Embry (Vicksburg; Porters Chapel Academy) started on the mound for the Wildcats, throwing five innings and striking out four. Lindsay-Rose Sheffer (Lago Vista, Tx.) pitched an inning in relief surrendering one hit.
The Wolves struck first in the second inning on a solo shot over the left field wall to take the early 1-0 lead.
CLCC hit another long ball in the fourth inning, this time driving in two runs to extend their lead to 3-0.
A two-run double in sixth inning plated the final two Copiah-Lincoln runs of the day.
York led the team with three hits. Makiya Hunter (Jackson; Clinton Christian Academy) recorded two hits. Chaisson recorded one hit, one RBI, and one walk.
The Wildcats will return to action Saturday as they host East Mississippi. The games will begin at 1 p.m. Fans can tune in by visiting PRCCMedia.com.