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Gulf Coast wins Battle of the Bulldogs

Gulf Coast wins Battle of the Bulldogs

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs rounded out the non-division schedule here Thursday night against Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College falling 41-7.

Holmes, now 0-3, begins North Division play next week at Northeast Mississippi Community College at 7 p.m. You can listen live on the Bulldog Football Network.

Neither team scored in the first quarter of play. Gulf Coast scored three times in the second quarter and led 21-0 at halftime.

Gulf Coast scored on a 72-yard passing touchdown with 12:24 left in the second quarter. They then took advantage of a Holmes fumble and raced 65 yards for the score with 9:28 left in the quarter. Just before halftime, they added a rushing touchdown. All extra points were good.

In the third quarter, Gulf Coast scored twice, once with 10:22 to play on a rushing touchdown and next on a passing touchdown with eight minutes to play. Gulf Coast hit one of two extra points.

Holmes took advantage of a Gulf Coast turnover minutes later when freshman Saidrick Pewitte intercepted Chance Lovertich and raced 88 yards for the touchdown. Easton Curry's extra point made it 34-7 with 1:55 left in the quarter.

Gulf Coast scored early in the fourth on another passing touchdown. The extra point was good.