POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Basketball standouts Mychala Linzy (Clinton) and Brandon Rachal (Natchitoches, La.; Natchitoches Central) have been named Pearl River's Wildcats of the Month.
Linzy was a driving force for Pearl River in its playoff push last month. The Clinton native averaged 11.7 points over seven contests.
Linzy is PRCC's leading scorer this year, averaging 10.3 ppg.
Rachal was a go-to player for the No. 15 Wildcats as they secured a share of the MACJC South Division Title. Over eight games last month, Rachal averaged 16.9 points per game with a season-high 29 coming in a 72-70 win over East Central.
Both teams are back in action this week with the Region XXIII Tournament at Mississippi College in Clinton. The Lady Wildcats will open the tournament at 1 p.m. Tuesday against Copiah-Lincoln. The Wildcats will play Northeast at 5 p.m. Wednesday.