GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs fell behind 14-0 early in the contest and were unable to recover as Jones College won, 23-7, here Thursday night.
With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 0-2 on the season. Holmes hosts Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College next Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Listen live on the Bulldog Radio Network or watch live at holmesccmedia.com/white-channel.
Jones got on the scoreboard in the first quarter on a three-yard run. The extra point was good, and Jones led 7-0 with 9:26 left in the first.
The Bobcats increased the lead to 14-0 in the first on an 18-yard touchdown pass with 5:22 left in the first. The extra point was good.
Jones increased the lead to 17-7 with 10:54 to go in the third after nailing a 20-yard field goal.
The final score of the game came with 3:05 left in the fourth on a four-yard touchdown pass. The extra point was blocked by Orinthia May leaving the score at 23-7.
Bryant led the Bulldogs in rushing with 59 yards on 16 carries. Kyren Batey had 36 yards on 12 carries.