GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs started off the 2017 softball campaign with splitting two games here Saturday with Southwest Mississippi Community College and Marion Military Institute, Ala. Holmes defeated Southwest, 5-0, and fell to Marion, 5-4.
Holmes plays at Crowley's Ridge on Feb. 11 at 1/3 p.m.
In the first game, Karley Poindexter picked up the win on the mound. She went seven innings and gave up no runs on six hits with three strikeouts. Abby Bouslay led the Lady Bulldogs with three hits while Micah Redd added two. Madison Fields added a double.
In game two, Kaitlyn Warren suffered the loss. She went two innings and gave up one run on three hits. Meghan Cummings got the start and went three innings. She gave up four runs on six hits with four strikeouts and one walk. Juliette Warriner pitched two innings and had one strikeouts and one walk. Redd and Cummings each had two hits in game two. Fields added a double.