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PREVIEW: Holmes vs. Pearl River, Region XXIII Championship

PREVIEW: Holmes vs. Pearl River, Region XXIII Championship

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs will face the Pearl River Community College Wildcats tonight in the Region XXIII Tournament Championship at 7:30 p.m. at Mississippi College in Clinton.

Both teams are 23-4 on the season. Holmes defeated Co-Lin and Southwest to advance to the championship game while Pearl River defeated Gulf Coast and Northeast. You watch the game live at holmesccmedia.com or listen to the game on breezynews.com or kicks96news.com.

Holmes is led in scoring by sophomore guard Trevais Spencer, who is averaging 13.9 points per game. Sophomore guard Mikkel Norment is averaging 10.4 points per game and freshman forward Javon Franklin is averaging 10.3 points per game. As a team, the Bulldogs are averaging 79.7 points per game and are shooting 49 percent from the floor, 34 percent from three-point range and 66.2 percent from the free-throw line.

Holmes is giving up 61.55 points per game.

Pearl River is led by freshman guard Eric Thornton, Jr., who is averaging 19.1 points per game. Freshman guard Cedric Brim is averaging 11.5 points per game while freshman guard Jonas James III is averaging 10.1 points per game. As a team, Pearl River is averaging 83.4 points per game and are shooting 50.8 percent from the floor, 33.4 percent from the three-point line and 70.1 percent from the free-throw line.

Pearl River is giving up 66.51 points per game.