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Bulldogs get 71-66 win over Lions

Bulldogs get 71-66 win over Lions

SCOOBA --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs capped off the first half of the North Division schedule with a win over the East Mississippi Community College Lions, 71-66, here Monday night.

With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 15-2 overall and 5-1 in the North Division. Holmes hosts Itawamba on Thursday night in Goodman at 8 p.m. You can watch live at

East Mississippi jumped out early on the Bulldogs and held a 17-8 lead in the first half before the Bulldogs came back to take a 33-30 lead at halftime. Holmes outscored East Mississippi in the second half 38-36 for the win.

Javon Franklin led the Bulldogs in scoring with 20 points while Trevais Spencer had 16 and Kassim Nicholson had 13. Franklin led in rebounds with 13 while Nicholson had 10.