Six players return for their sophomore campaign

Six players return for their sophomore campaign

Six members of the 2014-15 Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog Basketball team, who made an appearance in both the MACJC State Tournament and the Region XXIII Tournament, return for the 2015-16 campaign at Holmes.

The Bulldogs, who finished the season at 16-9 overall and 7-5 in the North Division, fell in first round games in both the MACJC State Tournament and the Region XXIII Tournament.

Aja Williams, a 5'10 guard from Jackson, who led the Bulldogs in scoring last season with an 18 points per game average returns to lead the Bulldogs. Williams scored 451 points and shot 39.8 percent from the floor, 31.3 percent from the three-point line and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. She averaged 5.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

Tiffany Jones, 5'11 forward from Memphis, averaged 11.3 points per game for the Lady Bulldogs. Jones shoot 46.9 percent from the floor and 68 percent from the free throw line. She averaged nine rebounds per game.

Minyone Hill, 5'5 guard from Memphis, averaged 9.4 points per game while Kawaii Perry, a 5'7 guard/forward from Jackson, averaged 3.4 points per game, Carvacier Sanders, a 5'9 forward from Cleveland, averaged 2.7 points per game and Akia Washington, a 5'5 guard from Goodman, averaged 2.3 points per game.

Laricka Morgan, a 5'11 forward from Morton, who played during the 2013-14 season, returns for her sophomore campaign after battling through nagging injuries last season. As a freshman, she averaged 5.6 points per game and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Newcomers to the squad are Cortrice Golden, 6'1 transfer forward from Memphis;  Destiny Cyprian, 5'6 guard from Clinton; Kierra White, 5'6 guard from Jackson; Sharaey Jefferson, 5'5 guard from Lexington; Qu'Sheba Henderson, 5'8 guard/forward from Madison; Tyra Williams, 5'7 guard/forward from Madison; Lorissa Baker, 5'10 forward from Jackson; and Lauren Brooks, 5'8 forward from Jackson.

The Lady Bulldogs averaged 73.6 points per game and gave up 48.6 points per game. As a team, Holmes shot 37.6 percent from the floor, 28.9 percent from the three-point line and 62.3 percent from the free throw line.

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