HUTCHINSON, Kansas --- The Holmes Bulldogs season came to a close in the second Round of the NJCAA National Tournament as they lost 77-66 to Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa.
The Bulldogs finished the season with a 16-4 record, which included a Region XXIII Championship and a 1-1 record in the NJCAA National Tournament. This trip was the Bulldogs third time to make it to the tournament and the second best finish in three trips. The 2015 team made it to the Elite 8 and the 2018 team fell in the tournament opener.
The Bulldogs had four players in double figures --- Talley and Clark each finished with 13 points while Weatherspoon and Higgins each had 12. Williams led with five rebounds.
Holmes shot 47.8 percent from the floor (22-of-46), 36 percent from the three-point line (9-of-25) and 68.4 percent from the free throw line (13-of-19). NOC-Tonkawa shot 45.3 percent from the floor, 33.3 percent from the three-point line and 78.6 percent from the free throw line.