SENATOBIA – Holmes Community College freshman forward Cariel Ellis poured in a career-high five goals here Tuesday as Holmes shutout Northwest Mississippi Community College, 6-0.
The Lady Bulldogs improved to 12-2 on the season and 5-1 in the North Division. Holmes plays Gordon State in Birmingham Friday at 2 p.m. and Oxford College of Emory University on Saturday in Birmingham at 2 p.m.
She then picked up third in the 54th minute as she dribbled past the goalkeeper to make it 3-0. Isabella Wade then followed with another Lady Bulldog goal less than six minutes later on an assist from Smith making it 4-0 Holmes in the 60th minute.
Ellis got her fourth goal of the day in the 82nd minute on an assist from Zoe Ellis. She added her fifth goal with seconds remaining to end all scoring at 6-0.
Versus East Central last Friday, the Lady Bulldogs won 6-0. C. Ellis finished with a hat trick and one assist. She scored in the 24th minute, 28th minute and 84th minute on assists from Reagan Savell, Ja'Laycia Brown and Mackenzie Thompson. Z. Ellis scored in the 17th minute on an assist from Brown and again in the 58th minute on an assist from C. Ellis. Wade scored an unassisted goal in the 74th minute.
In a match on Oct. 1 at Itawamba, the Lady Bulldogs fell in a heartbreaker 3-2. Laney Smith scored off a Zoe Ellis assist in the third minute and Ellis scored on an assist from Lainee Chandler in the 51st minute.
Photo by Brian Lentz, NWCC