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Co-Lin teams sweep Jones Co.

ELLISVILLE – The Co-Lin women and men posted a pair of key SouthDivision win over Jones County Thursday night. The Co-Lin LadyWolves came back to best the No. 15th ranked Jones County LadyBobcats 77-72 and the Co-Lin men clipped Jones County 72-71.

The Lady Wolves (15-0, 5-0) are ranked No. 7 in the nation. TheLady Bobcats fell to 15-3 with the loss.

The Co-Lin men improved to 12-3 overall and 3-2 in the South.Jones County dropped to 12-6.

Co-Lin 77, Jones County 72

Leading the Co-Lin women with 16 points was sophomoreforward Tiffany Dales with 16 points and three steals. DeniseCatchings collected 14 points. Netting 13 points was Christy Brown.Finishing with 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals wasVanessa Andrews.

Co-Lin 72, Jones County 71

The Co-Lin men led Jones County 38-32 at the half andhad to battle back in the second half for the win.

Sophomore guard Barry Whitley powered the Wolves with 16points, six rebounds and nine assists. Quentin Christian scored 15points, collected eight rebounds and blocked two shots. BrandonDickerson picked up 14 points, pulled down nine rebounds and hadthree assists. Ten points was netted by Brannon Barfield who ledoff the backboards with 10 rebounds.

Co-Lin returns home to Mullen Gymnasium Monday night tohost division rival Southwest for two games. The women begin playat 6 p.m.

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Co-Lin 77, Jones County 72

Co-Lin (77) Tiffany Dales 16, Catchings 14, Brown 13,Andrews 10, G. Smith 2, R. Smith 6, Dennie 4, Simmons 4, Livaudais2, Fairchild 6.

Jones County (72) Johnson 19, Sims 13, Braddock 4,McMillian 17, Chambers 4, Ingram 2, Webb 6, Harrison9.

Halftime score: Jones 44, Co-Lin 27.

Total fouls: Co-Lin 23. Jones County 23. Fouledout-None. Technicals-None.

Free throws M-A: Co-Lin 23-43. Jones County19-30.

3-point goals: Catchings, Andrews, Dennie, R.Smith.

Team rebounds: Co-Lin 25. Jones County 22. Team steals:Co-Lin 23 (Andrews 4, R. Smith 4). Jones County 5.

Team assists: Co-Lin 16 (R. Smith 5). Jones County 5.Team turnovers: Jones County 27. Co-Lin 13.

MEN

Co-Lin 72, Jones County 71

Co-Lin (72) Barry Whitley 15, Christian 15, Dickerson14, Barfield 10, Haynes 4, Calcote 4, Black 9.

Jones County (71) Paige 15, Kevin 2, Putway 4, Faulkner16, White 18, Barlett 12, Sterling 4.

Halftime score: Co-Lin 38, Jones County 32.

Total fouls: Co-Lin 19. Jones County 11. Fouledout-None. Technicals-None.

Free throws M-A: Co-Lin 12-22. Jones County18-21.

3-point goals: Whitley 4, Dickerson.

Team rebounds: Co-Lin 39 (Barfield 10, Dickerson 9,Christian 8, Whitley 6). Jones County 37. Team steals: Co-Lin 10(Haynes 3). Jones County 3.

Team assists: Co-Lin 21 (Whitley 9, Haynes 5). JonesCounty 3. Team turnovers: Co-Lin 18. Jones County 11.