Bulldogs finish season sweep of Delta, 55-48

Bulldogs finish season sweep of Delta, 55-48

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.

Daryl Macon led the Bulldogs in scoring with 26 points while D'Angelo Richardson had 13. Xavier Williams led in rebounds with nine while Macon and Harper each had seven.

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.

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