SCOOBA --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs jumped out early on the East Mississippi Lady Lions leading by 10 after the first quarter and two at halftime but couldn't hang on as the Lady Lions won 74-60.
With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs went to 11-5 overall and 2-3 in the North Division. Holmes hosts Northeast on Monday at 6 p.m. and Northwest on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Holmes led East Mississippi, 18-8, after the first quarter and 29-27 at the break. The Lady Lions then outscored the Lady Bulldogs, 23-13, in the third quarter and 24-19 in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Bulldogs shot 35.5 percent from the floor while the Lions shot 59.2 percent.