Bulldogs move to 1-1 in the North Division with win over Delta

Bulldogs move to 1-1 in the North Division with win over Delta

MOORHEAD --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs moved to .500 in the North Division here Thursday with a win over the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans, 71-68.

With the win, the Bulldogs move to 7-6 overall and 1-1 in the North Division. Holmes travels to Northwest on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. and return home on Thursday against Northeast at 8 p.m.

Holmes led Delta 34-27 at halftime before the Trojans outscored the Bulldogs 41-37 in the second half.

Mikkel Norment completed a three-point play with :48.9 left in the game to put the Bulldogs up 69-66 before Delta drove down and got a two-point bucket. Norment then scored once again with :12.8 left to put Holmes up for good 71-68.

Norment led the Bulldogs with 28 points while Keith Gilmore had 18. Marquell Carter had seven rebounds.

The Bulldogs shot 50 percent from the floor, 27.8 percent from the three-point line and 60 percent from the free-throw line for the game. 

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