MOORHEAD --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs battled back from a 16-point deficit to take a lead late, but the Mississippi Delta Community College Lady Trojans answered and took the contest, 74-71.
With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs fell to 5-8 overall and 1-1 in the North Division. Holmes plays Coahoma on Thursday night in Goodman at 6 p.m. You can watch the game live at holmesccmedia.com.
Jekalen Jones hit a three-pointer with a little over two minutes to play to tie the game at 69 before Brysa Maxwell scored in the post to give Holmes the 71-69 lead with 2:02 to play. Delta answered with a three-pointer and a two-point bucket with a minute left to take the 74-71 lead. Holmes had a chance late but a three-point try was no good.
Delta led 28-20 after one period and led 46-34 at halftime. The Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Trojans, 22-11, in the third period before Delta outscored Holmes in the final period, 17-15, to hold on for the win.