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Five JCJC coaches named MAC Coaches of the Year

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JCJC Athletics Press Release

JACKSON ­ – The Mississippi Association of Coaches honored five Jones County Junior College coaches during its annual Hall of Fame Banquet Friday night here at the Hilton Hotel.

Women's soccer coach Dolores Deasley, softball coach Chris Robinson, women's basketball coach Sandra Sumrall, baseball coach Christian Ostrander and former football coach Ray Perkins were named MAC Coaches of the Year in their respective sports.

Deasley guided JCJC to a 17-2 record, the MACJC/Region 23 Tournament championship and a berth in the NJCAA District H playoffs. She was also named the MACJC/Region 23 Coach of the Year. JCJC finished ranked No. 12 in the final NJCAA Division I soccer poll.

Robinson led the Lady Bobcats to their third straight state championship and an MACJC South Division title. JCJC ended the year with a 52-6 record and was the NJCAA Division II and Region 23 runnerup. The Lady Bobcats were ranked No. 2 in the final NJCAA Division II poll. Robinson was also named the MACJC Coach of the Year.

Sumrall guided the Lady Bobcats to a 19-8 mark, an MACJC South Division tri-championship and the MACJC state championship. She was named MAC and MACJC Co-Coach of the Year, along with Jocelyn McGilberry of Meridian Community College.

Ostrander led the Bobcats to a 46-11 record, an MACJC championship and a runnerup finish in Region 23.  JCJC was ranked No. 6 in the final NJCAA Division II poll.

Perkins led JCJC to a 9-2 record, a No. 8 ranking in the final NJCAA poll, an MACJC South Division championship and a runnerup MACJC finish.