SENATOBIA – The Holmes Community College Bulldogs fought hard for a North Division win here Tuesday over Northwest Mississippi Community College but settled for a tie as neither team could score in the two overtime periods keeping the match tied at one.
With the tie, the Bulldogs went to 2-10-2 overall and 1-4-1 in the North Division. Holmes plays Oxford College of Emory University on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.
Neither team scored the entire first half of play and most of the second half when Northwest got on the scoreboard in the 81st minute. The Bulldogs answered in the 84th minute when sophomore midfielder Brady Jacobs scored on a penalty kick to tie the match at one.
Holmes fired off five shots in the first overtime period. Northwest took five shots in the second overtime but neither team could score.
In a match vs. East Central last Friday, the Bulldogs fell 3-1. Jacobs scored on a penalty kick in the 83rd minute for the Bulldogs.
Photo by Brian Lentz, NWCC