ELLISVILLE --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs trailed by as many as 20 points in the second half but battled back late but couldn't pull out the win falling by 10, 75-65, here Monday night to the Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats.
With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs fall to 1-2 on the season. Holmes hosts Pearl River at 6 p.m. next Monday. You can watch the game live at www.holmesccmedia.com.
Jones led 13-8 after the first quarter and 40-24 at halftime. The Lady Bobcats maintained the 16 point lead at the end of the third, 58-42, but the Lady Bulldogs cut it to 10 as the game ended.
With 8:30 to play in the game, Cortice Golden cut the lead to 10 on a two-point bucket. Aja Williams then hit a shot to cut it to six at 63-57 with six minutes to play. Kawaii Perry cut it to four at 63-59 with 5:20 to play, but Jones then pulled away in the end.
Williams led with 28 points. Lauren Brooks led the Lady Bulldogs with nine rebounds.