RIDGELAND --- In a battle of nationally-ranked teams, the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs improved to 2-0 with a 6-1 win over the Jones College Lady Bobcats here this afternoon.
Holmes will play Itawamba on Friday at 1 p.m. in Ridgeland.
Cariel Ellis scored again in the 86th minute to end the Lady Bulldogs' scoring at six. Jones added a goal in the 88th minute from Figueroa to make the final 6-1.
In the season opener on Aug. 22, the Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Bears of Southwest, 7-1. Holmes led 4-0 at halftime.
Bailey Thompson and Cariel Ellis each had two goals in the match. Laney Smith, Mackenzie Thompson and Caseigh Hickman each added a goal while Anna King, Cariel Ellis, Bailey Thompson, Cameron Gladney and Jocelyn Fernandez each had an assist.