SUMMIT – The Jones College Bobcats handed Southwest Mississippi its first loss of the season here Tuesday afternoon.
The Bobcats scored two goals in the final 10:12 and beat the Bears, 2-1.
Jones is now 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the MACJC South Division. Jones, Southwest and Pearl River are tied for first place midway through the division race.
In the women's game, the No. 13 Lady Bobcats blitzed Southwest, 9-0. The Lady Bobcats are 7-1 and 4-0.
The Jones' teams return home on Friday to face Holmes with the women's game starting at 5 p.m., followed by the men's game at 7 p.m.
Jones and Southwest open the second half of division play in Ellisville on Oct. 3.
Bobcats 2, Bears 1
Trailing 1-0, the Bobcats got the equalizer at the 79:48 mark when Justis Casey (Greene County) scored.
At 83:43, Cris Rodrigo (Northwest Rankin) put the Bobcats ahead with another unassisted goal.
Current MACJC Goalkeeper of the Week, Callum Harley (Whitley Bay, England), was in goal for the entire game for Jones.
The Bears got their goal in the first half at 14:33 when Felipe Madero scored on an assist by Joaquin Bermejillo.
Southwest, 7-1 overall, hosts Andrew College (Georgia) on Wednesday.
Lady Bobcats 9, Lady Bears 0
Mikayla Banks (Vicksburg) and Esmeralda Figueroa (Northeast Jones) each had 'hat tricks' as Jones rolled to the win.
Rachel Barnaby (Derry, Ireland) scored at 1:59, followed by Banks at 18:16 and Figueroa at 20:00 to give Jones a 3-0 lead. Figueroa's second goal came at 36:57 and Barnaby's goal at 40:17 made it 5-0. A second goal by Banks made it 6-0 at halftime.
Olivia Simpson's (George County) goal at 75:35 made it 7-0. Goals by Banks and Figueroa in the final five minutes ended the scoring.
Jones had two assists each from Madison LaFontaine (Pass Christian) and Allie James (West Jones). Banks, Barnaby and Figueroa each had an assist.
Alexis Wilson (Long Beach) was in goal for Jones in the first half and Skyler Steede (George County) played the second half.
Southwest, 1-8 overall and 0-4 in the division, meets LSU-Eunice Friday in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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