8th meeting between Jones College and Co-Lin will be for NJCAA national championship

Published: May. 26, 2023 at 11:19 PM CDT
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Jones College Sports Information

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WDAM) - It’s only fitting that the best two teams in the best conference in National Junior College Athletic Association Division II softball get one more chance to showcase their talents on the national stage.

Jones College knocked off Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday morning, 5-3, rallying with three runs in the seventh inning to advance to Friday night’s championship game.

The Lady Wolves came out of the loser’s bracket to eliminate Des Moines Area, 10-3, and then rallied in the seventh and eighth innings to beat the Lady Bobcats 10-5 to set up a winner-take-all championship game at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.

It will be the eighth meeting between the two programs this season, including a sixth in 13 days.

Co-Lin has won five of the previous seven.

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