Makenzie Hawkins has been named the MACJC Player of the Week for the week of April 22-28.
Hawkins, the starting second baseman for the 8th-ranked Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats, hit safely in all four games last week as JCJC went 4-0. Hawkins, a freshman from Nettleton, was 7-of-12 during the week.
In a 6-0 win at East Central on April 23, Hawkins was 3-for-3 with two home runs, a single, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored. In a 10-1 decision over ECCC, she was 1-for-3 with a single and a run scored. In a 7-0 win at Co-Lin on April 27, Hawkins was 1-3 with an RBI and a single. In a 4-0 victory over the Lady Wolves, she was 2-for-3 with two singles.
For the year, Hawkins is hitting .407 with eight home runs and a team-leading 48 RBIs.
The 36-6 Lady Bobcats open defense of their 2012 MACJC State Tournament title with a noon game on Thursday vs. Holmes Community College at Mississippi Gulf Coast. The game will air on www.mgcccbulldogs.com.