FULTON --- The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs' season came to a close after the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Itawamba Community College Lady Indians, 78-68, here Thursday night.
The Lady Bulldogs finished the season 9-14 overall and 5-7 in the North. The Lady Bulldogs had to defeat Itawamba, and Coahoma had to defeat Delta for the Lady Bulldogs to make the postseason as the North No. 4 seed. Coahoma defeated Delta in double overtime, but the Lady Bulldogs came up short vs. Itawamba.
Holmes led 13-10 after one period. Itawamba outscored Holmes 20-16 to lead 30-29 at halftime. Itawamba then outscored Holmes, 19-17, in the third and 29-22 in the fourth to pull out the win.
Holmes shot 37 percent from the floor (20-of-54) and 85.2 percent from the free-throw line (23-of-27).
Sophomores Jones, Harris, Collier, Veasey, Patton and Myeisha Robinson played their final games as Lady Bulldogs.