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Lady Bobcats seeded No. 5 in NJCAA Division II National Tournament

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The Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats are the No. 5 seed going into the NJCAA Division II National Tournament this week at Clinton's Traceway Park.

The Lady Bobcats, 42-8, will face Lincoln Land Community College (Ill.), 28-25, the No. 12 seed, at 1:30 p.m. on Field 3 on Wednesday. The Lady Bobcats are the MACJC state champions and Region 23 runnerup.

The JCJC/Lincoln Land winner meets the winner of the game between No. 4 seed Cowley County Community College (Kan.), 50-8, and No. 13 seed Cuyahoga Community College (Ohio), 23-12, which takes place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on Field 4. That winner's bracket game would be at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday on Field 2.

Region 23 champion LSU-Eunice, 57-5, is the top seed and will face Murray State College (Okla.), 20-37, at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Field 1. Defending champion Phoenix College (Ariz.), 44-15, meets No. 15 seed Burlington County College (N.J.), 37-15, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Field 4.

No. 3 seed Kirkwood Community College (Iowa), 55-3), faces No. 14-seed Community College-Baltimore County (Md.), 38-9, at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Field 1. No. 6 seed Illinois Central College (27-13) meets No. 11 seed Kalamazoo Valley Community College (Mich.), 34-14, at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Field 2.

No. 7 seed Highland Community College (Kan.), 37-8, plays No. 10 seed Sauk Valley Community College (Ill.), 34-13, at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Field 3. No. 8 seed Kankakee Community College (Ill.), 38-8, meets No. 9 seed Mercyhurst North East (Penn.), 43-10, at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Field 2.

The 16-team, double-elimination tournament will conclude on Saturday.

All games in the tournament will be webcast on http://www.ihigh.com/njcaatv.

Opening ceremonies and the pre-tournament banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the B.C. Rogers Building on the campus of Mississippi College.

There will be a Home Run Derby at 6 p.m. on Wednesday after all of the first round games are completed. That will be followed by a barbecue social at 7 p.m. and a fireworks display at 8:15 p.m. All of those activities will take place at Traceway Park.

Closing ceremonies will take place at the end of the championship game on Saturday.

 

 NJCAA Division II National Tournament

Clinton

At Traceway Park

Wednesday's games

Game 1, No. 1 LSU-Eunice (57-5) vs. No. 16 Murray State College, Okla., (20-37), 1:30 p.m., Field 1

Game 2, No. 8 Kankakee Community College, Ill., (38-8) vs. No. 9 Mercyhurst North East, Penn., (43-10), 1:30 p.m., Field 2

Game 3, No. 5 Jones County Junior College (42-8) vs. No. 12 Lincoln Land Community College, Ill., (28-25), 1:30 p.m., Field 3

Game 4, No. 4 Cowley County Community College, Kan., (50-6) vs. No. 13 Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio (23-13), 1:30 p.m., Field 4

Game 5, No. 3 Kirkwood Community College, Iowa, (55-3) vs. No. 14 Community College-Baltimore County, Md., (38-9), 3:30 p.m., Field 1

Game 6, No. 6 Illinois Central College (27-13) vs. No. 11 Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Mich., (34-14), 3:30 p.m., Field 2

Game 7, No. 7 Highland Community College, Kan., (37-8) vs. No. 10 Sauk Valley Community College, Ill., (34-13), 3:30 p.m., Field 3

Game 8, No. 2 Phoenix College, Ariz., (44-15) vs. No. 15 Burlington County College, N.J., (37-15)

Thursday's games

Game 9, Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 1:30 p.m., Field 1

Game 10, Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 1:30 p.m., Field 2

Game 11, Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6, 1:30 p.m., Field 3

Game 12, Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8, 1:30 p.m., Field 4

Game 13, Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 3:30 p.m., Field 1

Game 14, Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 3:30 p.m., Field 2

Game 15, Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 3:30 p.m., Field 3

Game 16, Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 3:30 p.m., Field 4

Game 17, Loser Game 13 vs. Winner Game 12, 5:30 p.m., Field 4

Game 18, Loser Game 14 vs. Winner Game 11, 5:30 p.m., Field 3

Game 19, Loser Game 15 vs. Winner Game 10, 5:30 p.m., Field 2

Game 20, Loser Game 16 vs. Winner Game 9, 5:30 p.m., Field 1

Friday's games

Game 21, Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14, noon, Field 1

Game 22, Winner Game 15 vs. Winner Game 16, noon, Field 2

Game 23, Winner Game 20 vs. Winner Game 19, noon, Field 3

Game 24, Winner Game 18 vs. Winner Game 17, noon, Field 4

Game 25, Loser Game 21 vs. Winner Game 23, 2 p.m., Field 1

Game 26, Loser Game 22 vs. Winner Game 24, 2 p.m. Field 3

Game 27, Winner Game 21 vs. Winner Game 22, 4 p.m., Field 2

Game 28, Winner Game 25 vs. Winner Game 26, 6 p.m., Field 2

Saturday's games

Game 29, Loser Game 27 vs. Winner Game 28, 11:30 a.m., Field 2

Game 30, Winner Game 27 vs. Winner Game 29, 1:30 p.m., Field 2

Game 31, if necessary, Winner Game 30 vs. Loser Game 30, 3:30 p.m., Field 2

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