SENATOBIA --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs improved to 7-9 overall and 3-2 in the North Division with a hard-fought, 70-67, win over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Lady Rangers here Thursday night.
Holmes hosts Itawamba on Monday night at 6 p.m. in Goodman. You can watch the game live at holmesccmedia.com.
The Lady Bulldogs led 29-20 after one period but were outscored 23-9 in the second period to trail 43-38 at halftime. Northwest outscored Holmes 17-15 in the third to lead 60-53. The Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Rangers in the fourth period, 17-7, to pull out the win.
Holmes took a 61-60 lead with 4:53 on a layup from Jekalen Jones. A T'Onna Sims layup increased the lead to 63-60 with 4:13 to play. Northwest inched closer at 66-65 with 2:26 to play before Jones hit another bucket to put Holmes up 68-65 with 2:04 left. Ja'Breonia Veasey's two-pointer with :40 left ended all scoring in the contest.