GOODMAN --- The Itawamba Community College Lady Indians trailed the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs for 39 minutes here Monday night but found a way with 13 ticks left to pull out the win 67-66 win.
With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs fall to 9-4 overall and 1-2 in the North Division. Holmes travels to Baton Rouge on Thursday at noon.
The Lady Bulldogs held a 17-0 advantage until late in the first quarter when the Lady Indians got on the scoreboard with a free throw. Itawamba scored the final six points of the quarter and trailed 17-7 after one quarter. The Lady Bulldogs then outscored the Lady Indians, 22-13, in the second quarter to hold a 19-point lead at halftime, 39-20.
Holmes was outscored 19-10 in the third, and the Lady Indians begin creeping back into the game trailing by 10, 49-39. Marlee Hatcher hit one of her three three-pointers with 13 seconds to give Itawamba the one-point lead and the win.
Holmes shot 45.3 percent from the floor, 33.3 percent from the three-point line and only 57.1 percent from the free throw line.