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Bulldogs lose heartbreaker to Jones, 81-79

Bulldogs lose heartbreaker to Jones, 81-79

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs fell to 0-2 on the young season here, 81-79, in a non-division loss to the Jones County Junior College Bobcats.

Holmes returns to action on Nov. 15 vs. Spring Hill College JV at 6 p.m. in Goodman.

Holmes led 39-35 at halftime after falling behind early to Jones 14-5 in the first half. Jones outscored Holmes down the stretch 46-40 to pull out the win.

Trevais Spencer led the Bulldogs with 21 points while Justin Johnson had 14 and Mikkel Norment had 11. Johnson had six rebounds.

Holmes shot 50.8 percent from the floor, 44.4 percent from the three-point line and 68.8 percent from the free-throw line.