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Bulldogs defeat Lions, 89-58

Bulldogs defeat Lions, 89-58

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished the North Division schedule off with a season sweep of the East Mississippi Lions here tonight, 89-58.

With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 20-3 and 10-2 in the North. Holmes will participate in the MACJC State Tournament as the North No. 2 starting on Monday at Northwest. Opponent and game time have not been determined. Holmes didn't lose a game in Frank Branch Coliseum this season going 10-0.

Holmes jumped out to an early lead in the first half and led 47-29 at halftime. The Bulldogs then outscored the Lions 42-29 in the second half for the 31-point win.

Mikkel Norment led the Bulldogs with 20 points while Justin Johnson added 13. Norment led the Bulldogs with six rebounds.

Holmes shot 51.6 percent from the floor and 73.9 percent from the free-throw line.