Jones College outfielder earns MACJC weekly softball honor

Jones College outfielder earns MACJC weekly softball honor
Jones College sophomore Kayla Collins was named the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges softball player of the week.

ELLISVILLE, Miss. (WDAM) – Jones College sophomore right fielder Kayla Collins has been named the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Player of the Week.

Collins helped the fourth-ranked Bobcats go 4-1 in the Sun Chief Classic last week in Gulf Shores, Ala.

Collins went 7-for-11 (.636) at the plate, with a double, five RBIs, seven walks, three stolen bases and eight runs scored.

Collins closed out her performance with a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning as Jones (8-2) defeated John Logan College 3-2 in the tournament finale.

The Bobcats will open the home portion of their schedule at 3 p.m. on Feb. 25, when Jones welcomes Coastal Alabama-North for a doubleheader at Community Bank Park.

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