Bulldogs tune up for stretch run

Bulldogs tune up for stretch run

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast plays its last two non-division games before the final round of MACJC South games kicks off next week.

The Bulldogs have some ground to make up in the standings to make the playoffs, and games Friday at East Central and Saturday at Perkinston against Angelina College.

Kickoff in Decatur will be at 4 p.m.

Neither of Gulf Coast's games this weekend will be streamed.

Records

  • MGCCC: 3-6
  • East Central: 2-7


Last Time Out

  • MGCCC lost 4-1 at LSU Eunice on Saturday.
  • East Central gave up nine goals in the final 23 minutes and lost 14-3 to Jones.

Previous Meeting

Gulf Coast beat East Central 8-3 in the first round of the 2015 MACJC playoffs. Juan Salazar had a hat trick, and James Beattie and Jordan Parron had two goals each.

Quotable

"It's our last opportunity before division starts up to continue to try to get shape and get ready for the stretch run. These last two games are super important and we're approaching them as such. Our hope is we're sharp and injury-free going into Pearl River." — Gulf Coast coach Chris Handy

Three Ahead

  • Saturday, vs. Angelina College, 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, at Pearl River, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 5, vs. Meridian, 7 p.m.

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