Wednesday, September 23, 2015

East Central Warriors Enter NJCAA Football Top 20 at No. 19

The East Central Community College Warriors are ranked No. 19 in the nation in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association Top 20 football rankings released today.

East Central is 3-1 on the season following last Thursday’s 29-14 road victory over Holmes Community College in a game played at Grenada High School. The Warriors are 0-1 in Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges South Division play.

The Warriors host the nation’s No. 1-ranked team, the Copiah-Lincoln Wolfpack, in a pivotal MACJC South Division matchup this Thursday, Sept. 24. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

Copiah-Lincoln is 4-0 overall on the season and 1-0 in South Division play.