FULTON --- Despite leading 26-24 at halftime, the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs suffered a heartbreaking 62-55 to the Itawamba Community College Lady Indians here Thursday night.
With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 14-6 and 5-4 in the North Division. The Bulldogs host Mississippi Delta on Thursday night at 6 p.m. and then host East Mississippi on Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. and end the regular season on Feb. 18 at Northeast at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Bulldogs are in fourth place in the North Division.
Itawamba led 14-12 after the first period and then the Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Indians 14-10 in the second period to lead at halftime, 26-24. Itawamba scored 19 points in both the third and fourth periods while the Lady Bulldogs scored 11 and 18. Itawamba led 61-52 in the second half.
Holmes shot only 39.6 percent from the floor and 57.9 percent from the free-throw line. Itawamba shot 33.8 percent from the floor and 59.1 percent from the free-throw line.
Photo by Lee Adams, ICC