JC’s Burgos doubles down on ‘Player of Week’

JC’s Burgos doubles down on ‘Player of Week’
Source: Jones College Sports Information

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) _ Jones College freshman first baseman O’Neil Burgos certainly made an impression in his debut with the Bobcats.

Burgos, who helped Jones win its first four games of the season, was named “Player of the Week” by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and “Player of the Week-Division II" by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Burgos hit .538 with a home run, triple and double. He knocked in five runs and scored six, finishing with a 1.000 slugging percentage.

A breakdown of Burgos’ week included:

  • Home run, triple, three RBIs in 13-1 over Coastal Alabama Community College-East
  • Three singles in a 6-4 win over Coastal Alabama CC-East
  • Double, single, three runs scored in 14-4 win over Southeast Iowa Community College
  • Sacrifice fly, RBI in 8-2 win over East Central Community College

After seeing Saturday’s doubleheader with North Iowa Community College cancelled by expected heavy rains, the Bobcats (6-0) are expected to return to the diamond Monday, hosting Shelton State College in a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.

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