Boomer, The PCS Mascot – Tatum Cave, a PCS junior, serves as “Boomer,” the PCS Mascot. Boomer won 1st place at the MAIS Mascot Competition! Great job Boomer!
Varsity – Sponsor Donna Bielstein and the Varsity Cheerleaders placed 1st in the AAA Tumbling Division as well as bringing home the Overall Cheer Championship for the highest score among ALL competing cheer divisions at the MAIS State Spirit Competition! In addition, our Varsity Cheerleaders have done a fantastic job in planning and executing in all Pep Rallies. Great job Varsity Cheerleaders!
JV Cheer – Mrs. Bielstein also serves as the sponsor of our JV Cheerleaders. The JV Squad placed 2nd in the MAIS Tumbling Division at the MAIS State Spirit Competition. Congratulations, JV Cheer!
Bobcat Color Guard – Under the direction of COL. Mark Prine, the Bobcat Color Guard received “All-Superior Ratings” at the 2014 MAIS Marching Festival for the fourth year running! The Bobcat Color Guard received special recognition from the nationally-recognized judging panel for their varied use of color guard equipment, drill design, and performance concept. Great job Color Guard!
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country – The girls cross country team finished 1st again in the MAIS AAA Girls division to become the 8 Time defending state champion Women’s Cross Country Team? What an accomplishment for Coach Wayne Williams and the young ladies who won number 8 this year, but also all of those involved in the 7 prior state championships! Our Men’s Cross Country Team did not disappoint either as they battled their way to a second consecutive runner-up finish in the Overall Cross Country Meet following 5 state championships of their own prior to that! So, that’s 13 state championships and 2 runner-up finishes for our cross country program over the last 8 years, can’t say anything but wow! Congratulations to both of these groups and Coach Williams for their unbelievable accomplishments!– Is there any better way to leadoff an overview of the harvest than with the now 8 Time defending state champion Women’s Cross Country Team? What an accomplishment for Coach Wayne Williams and the young ladies who won number 8 this year, but also all of those involved in the 7 prior state championships! Our Men’s Cross Country Team did not disappoint either as they battled their way to a second consecutive runner-up finish in the Overall Cross Country Meet following 5 state championships of their own prior to that! So, that’s 13 state championships and 2 runner-up finishes for our cross country program over the last 8 years, can’t say anything but wow! Congratulations to both of these groups and Coach Williams for their unbelievable accomplishments!
PCS Drill Team – Sponsor Katie Lott and the PCS Drill Team competed in the MAIS State Spirit Competition and placed 1st in the AAA Kick Division and 2nd in the AAA Pom Division! In addition, the Drill Team has played a integral role in the planning and execution of all Pep Rallies along with our Varsity Cheerleaders! Great job Drill Team!
Fast-Pitch Softball – Our softball program finished up their season in the AAA South State Tournament where they battled to the very final at bat! Under first year Coach, Megan Bond, and assistant Bob Dykes the Lady Bobcat Softball Program made great strides and competed hard throughout the season. The Lady Bobcat Softball program also competes with a JV team and the future is bright under the bright lights of Lady Bobcat Softball!
Football – Our Varsity Football Team secured a spot in this year’s playoffs. The season ended in the Semi-finals vs. MRA. The Varsity Football Team ended the season 9-4 There were 3 players selected to play in the MAIS All Star Football Game on Friday, December 6: Fate Eiland; John Blakeney and J.D. Polles. Our JV Football team led by first year head coach Ryan Reid saw success and growth as a team this year. We look forward to their future, as Bobcat Football is here to stay!
Golf – Davis Riley, a senior at PCS, traveled to Scotland as a member of the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team. There were 6 boys and 6 girls selected to represent the United States in the three day competition, which the United States won! This was a tremendous honor and we would like to congratulate Davis on his selection as well as their victory!
The Boys Golf Team placed 2nd in the MAIS Division 1 South State Tournament held at the Hattiesburg Country Club. Davis Riley placed 1st in the MAIS South State Tournament and 1st in the MAIS AAA Division 1 Tournament. Davis was recognized by the Mississippi Sports Writers as the Top Male Golfer in Mississippi and he was named the Top Male High School Golfer by USA Today.
Women’s Soccer – Our Lady Bobcats Soccer Team finished strong this season making it to the semi-final match of the MAIS AAA State Tournament. The Lady Bobcats beat Jackson Academy in the first round of the state tournament winning on penalty kicks, following 110 minutes of soccer. Our Lady Bobcats put forth another inspiring effort vs. Jackson Prep but came up a little short in double overtime in the semifinal match. Coach Lisa Mann and the Lady Bobcats had a great season following last year’s state runner-up finish and are poised for great things in the future.
Swimming – Our Swim Team finished the MAIS State Meet 6th out of 16 schools competing. We had 19 Junior and Senior High School students and 25 Elementary students compete in this event. Under the guidance of Coaches Jennifer Robinson and Carol St. Louis the swim team competed at a very high lever!
1st Place – 50 yd. Breast – Spencer St. Louis
1st Place – 50 yd. Back Stroke – Spencer St. Louis
2nd Place – 100 yd. IM – Trace Walters
3rd Place – 200 yd. Free Relay – Trace Walters, Jackson Benton, Will James Robinson, Spencer St. Louis
Volleyball – The Lady Bobcats Varsity Volleyball Team finished their season as the MAIS State Runner-Up. This is following three consecutive state championships for our Lady Bobcats! Coach Celeste Vial and Coach Erin Barker have done a great job with our Volleyball program. Two other Volleyball teams competed this year as well, JV and Dream Team, and did a great job. The future of Lady Bobcat Volleyball is bright! Great job ladies!
Other Athlete Recognition – The following students were selected to their respective MAIS All-Star Teams:
Reagan Dykes – Softball
Sofia Fokakis – Softball
Sumner Stayer – Soccer
Peyton Dorsey – Soccer
Aubrey Upton – Soccer
Madison Campbell – Soccer
Reagan Dykes Basketball
Madison Campbell – Basketball
Holly Hawkins – Basketball
Jay Simpson – Boys Soccer
Brooks Bigelow – Boys Soccer
Jay Simpson – Baseball
Casey Risk – Baseball
The following students will be signing National Letters of Intent during the early signing period:
Reagan Dykes – Softball – University of Alabama
Davis Riley – Golf – University of Alabama
Trista Magee – Women’s Basketball – University of Alabama
Basketball – The Lady Bobcats completed their regular season at 28-2. They were runner-up in the MAIS AAA Division 1 Tournament and the MAIS AAA Tournament. The Lady Bobcats placed 2nd in the MAIS Overall Tournament.
Four Lady Bobcats were named to the MAIS AAA All-Star Squad: Reagan Dykes, Trista Magee, Holly Hawkins and Madison Campbell. Coach Missy Bilderback was chosen as the Head Coach of the MAIS AA-AAA Squad.
Boys Soccer – The Bobcats finished 2nd in the regular season in the MAIS North AAA Division 1. In Round 1 of the State Tournament the Bobcats defeated Washington School. The season ended in the MAIS AAA State Semi-finals with a loss to Madison Ridgeland Academy.
2 PCS Bobcats were named to the MAIS AAA-AA All Star Soccer Team: Jay Simpson and Brooks Bigelow.
Boys Track & Field
MAIS 2014 State AAA State Champions
Davis Riley – MAIS 2014 AAA State Champion
JV CHEER – MAIS JV AAA Champions – Tumbling Division; MAIS Overall JV Champions
VARSITY CHEER – McKenlie Graham – MAIS All Star Cheerleader
2013 MAIS Marching Festival – All Superior Ratings
GIRLS – MAIS AAA State Champions
The following Runners placed in the State Top 10
Ramsay Stayer – 1st
Jillian Rhian – 4th
Margaret Campbell – 6th
Grace Jennings – 8th
Caroline Kuyrkendall – 9th
BOYS – MAIS AAA State Runner-up
John Michael Gory – 2nd
Alex Jones – 6th
Mattew Futrell – 8th
MAIS AAA State Champions – Kick Routine
MAIS AAA State Champion – Pom Routine
MAIS OVERALL STATE CHAMPION FOR DRILL/DANCE
Football – 7-5 . The Bobcats finished 4th in MAIS AAA Division 1 Football.
Three players made the MAIS AAA South All Star Team:
Reid Hudson, Winston Hudson, Troy Waites
College Soccer Scholarships:
Troy Waites – Preferred Walk-On at the University of Tennessee
Girls Soccer – made it to the finals of the MAIS State AAA Soccer Championship.
Four players made the MAIS AAA Soccer All Star Team:
Kelsey Hanaford, Danielle Henley, Sara Golson, Carrie Ann Sims
Five players made the MAIS Division 1 South Soccer Team:
Madison Campbell, Peyton Dorsey, Aubrey Upton, Danielle Henley, Kelsey Hanaford
College Soccer Scholarships:
Danielle Henley – University of South Alabama
Kelsey Hannaford – Jones County Junior College
Softball – Reagan Dykes and Madison Norton made the All-District Team. Highlights of the season included beating Jackson Prep and going 2-1 in the Parklane Tournament.
Varsity – 1st Place MAIS State Volleyball Tournament
JV Team – 1st Place MAIS State Volleyball Tounament
2013 MAIS All State VOLLEYBALL TEAM:
Claudia Vial, Carrie Ann Sims, Adrienne Ingram, Reagan Scoggin
JV Girls – 2nd Place MAIS AAA South State Tournament
Varsity Girls – 1st Place MAIS AAA South District Tournament
2nd Place – MAIS AAA State Tournament
MAIS OVERALL STATE CHAMPIONS
2013-2014 MAIS GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Trista Magee
ALL TOURNAMENT HONORS – Holly Hawkins, Reagan Dykes, Madison Campbell and Trista Magee
Corby Kot – MAIS All Star Team