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Four Bulldogs sign with four-year schools

Four Bulldogs sign with four-year schools

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs had four players sign national letters of intent here yesterday to continue their playing careers next season.

Trevais Spencer signed with Campbell University, Justin Johnson signed with Jackson State University, Marquell Carter signed with University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and D'Michael Stribling signed with Tougaloo College.

Spencer, Johnson, Carter and Stribling were members of the 2016-17 team that won the North Division championship and the 2017-18 team that won the Region XXIII Championship and made an appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas in March.

Spencer, a sophomore guard from Grenada, averaged 13.5 points per game. He shot 44.3 percent from the floor, 37 percent from the three-point line and 73.5 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 3.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game. As a freshman, Spencer averaged 13.7 points per game. He shot 42.7 percent from the floor, 38.9 percent from the three-point line and 77.8 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 4.5 rebounds per game, 1.7 assists and 1.2 steals per game. Spencer was named First Team All-State both seasons and All-Region this season.

Johnson, a sophomore forward from Martin, Tenn., averaged 7.3 points per game. He shot 57.7 percent from the floor, 57.1 percent from the three-point line and 67.7 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 2.5 rebounds, .9 assists and .7 steals per game. As a freshman, Johnson averaged 11.8 points per game. He shot 56.7 percent from the floor and 62.1 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 4.3 rebounds per game. Johnson was named to the All-Region XXIII Tournament Team this season.

Carter, a sophomore forward from Greenville, averaged 3.2 points per game and 2.6 rebounds. He shot 48.6 percent from the floor and 71.4 percent from the free-throw line. As a freshman, Carter averaged 3.8 points per game and 4.1 rebounds.

Stribling, a sophomore forward from Ridgeland, averaged 2.5 points per game and one rebound. He shot 41.8 percent from the floor and 77.8 percent from the free-throw line. As a freshman, Stribling averaged 4.7 points per game and 2.3 rebounds.