Jones JC women advance again

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Jones Junior College’s Lady Bobcats advanced Wednesday in the national juco championship tournament at Lubbock, Texas, defeating Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College 91-82.

It was the second straight national tournament victory for Jones, 30-1. It ended the season for No. 4 seed Hutchinson, which finished 33-2. Hutchinson had won 30 straight games.

Alexis Tolefree led the Jones with a 35-point performance, followed by Tatyana Lofton with 26, and Myyah West with 10.

The Jones men were eliminated from the men’s national tournament at Hutchinson, Kan., Tuesday when there were defeated by Northwest Florida.

This story will be updated.