GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs remained atop of the North Division with a 55-48 hard-fought win over the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans here Thursday night.
With the win, the Bulldogs go to 16-5 overall and 7-3 in the North Division. Northeast is also 7-3 but the Bulldogs defeated the Tigers in an earlier contest. Holmes hosts East Miss. in the final regular season home game at 8 p.m. The Bulldogs then travel to Northeast on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to finish out the regular season. You can watch Monday's game live at www.holmesccmedia.com or listen live at breezynews.com or 101.1 FM.
Holmes led 25-21 at the break and then outscored Delta 30-27 in the second half to secure the win. The Bulldogs led by 10 points in the second half 52-42.
The Bulldogs only shot 34.8 percent from the floor and 52.6 percent from the free-throw line. Delta shot even worse at 29 percent from the floor, 0 percent (0-19) from the three-point line and 57.1 percent from the free throw line.