Lady Bobcats to face No. 1 Tyler JC on Saturday

Written By: Shawn Wansley
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Date Submitted: 2010-11-01 15:52:01

 ELLISVILLE – The Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats will have the opportunity to face the No. 1 team in the nation this weekend.

Head coach Dolores Deasley’s Region 23 championship team will travel to Tyler, Texas, to face Tyler Junior College, the Region 14 champion, at 2 p.m. on Saturday for the District E championship.

JCJC is 15-2-1 and claimed their regional title with a 1-0 victory over Meridian Community College last Friday at Hinds Community College.  The Lady Bobcats have won 11 straight games.

The Lady Apaches are 14-0 and won their regional title at home at Pat Hartley Field on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over 11th-ranked Navarro Junior College (Texas). Tyler is the defending national champion, posting a 19-0-1 record in 2009.

The winner of Saturday’s game will advance to the NJCAA National Tournament Nov. 18-21 in Topeka, Kan.




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