Jones Bobcats meet No. 6 Tyler (Texas) in NJCAA Gulf South District playoffs

Photo:  Jones Athletics (A. Buckley)
Photo: Jones Athletics (A. Buckley)

ELLISVILLE – The Jones College Bobcats will be headed to the NJCAA district playoffs for the second straight year.

Jones will be competing Nov. 8-9 in the NJCAA Gulf South District playoffs at LSU-Eunice.

Jones dropped a 4-0 decision at No. 5 LSU-Eunice on Nov. 1 in the Region 23 championship game. The Bengals led 1-0 at halftime and put the contest away with three second half goals.

The Bobcats, as the Region 23 runnerup, will face No. 6 Tyler (Texas), the Region 14 champion, at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 in the semifinals. LSU-Eunice meets Region 14 runnerup Northeast College (Texas) 14 at 2 p.m. on Nov. 8.

The two winners meet for the district championship at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 9.

The winner of the district tournament advances to the NJCAA Division I National Tournament Nov. 18-23 in Tyler, Texas.

Jones enters the tournament at 12-5-1, LSUE is 15-1, Tyler is 16-4 and Northeast is also 16-4.

LSUE will stream all games in the tournament at athletics.lsue.edu/watch and the cost will be $4.95.

 

 By: Shawn Wansley

Jones College Athletics