Holmes to face East Central in the Region XXIII Tournament Wednesday

Holmes to face East Central in the Region XXIII Tournament Wednesday

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs come into Wednesday night's NJCAA Region XXIII Tournament as the Region's No. 7 seed and will be facing the MACJC Champion and Mississippi No. 1 seed East Central.

Holmes, who fell to Jones in the MACJC State Tournament last week at Itawamba 69-58, is 17-7 while East Central, who won three games and the state title 75-63 over Itawamba, is 24-2 on the season. You can watch the game live at www.holmesccmedia.com or listen on breezynews.com or 101.1 FM.

Holmes is led by sophomore guard Aja Williams, who is averaging 19 points per game. Sophomore Tiffany Jones is averaging 14.8 points per game while sophomore Minyone Hill is averaging 9.3 points per game,  sophomore Cortrice Golden is averaging 8.6 points per game and sophomore Kawaii Perry is averaging 7.8 points per game. As a team, the Lady Bulldogs are averaging 73.5 points per game and are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor, 26.6 percent from three-point range and 59.7 percent from the free-throw line.

Holmes is giving up 62.91 points per game.

East Central is led by sophomore Alexis McDonald, who is averaging 16.2 points per game. Samantha Duncan is averaging 15.9 points per game, Kalybriah Haskins is averaging 12 points per game, Miracle Rushing is averaging 11.8 points per game and Johnta Hughes is averaging 7.8 points per game. As a team, The Lady Warriors are averaging 78.7 points per game and are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor, 33.9 percent from three-point range and 56.1 percent from the free-throw line.  

East Central is giving up 61.57 points per game.

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