MGCCC Soccer at MACJC State Tournament
Holmes Community College is serving as host of this year's MACJC State Soccer Tournament at the City of Ridgeland's Freedom Ridge Park. Four men's teams and four women's teams will be battling for the state title on Saturday and Sunday.
Dallas Mansfield and the MGCCC men take on Holmes at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Holmes earned the right to host the tournament when the men's team captured the North Division title Tuesday night with a 4-3 overtime win over the East Central Community College Warriors. The Bulldogs (11-2-1 overall and 5-2-1 in the North Division) edged out the Itawamba Community College Indians for the right to host the tournament.
Itawamba (10-6-2 overall and 5-2-1 in the North Division) will be the North No. 2 team in the tournament while the Pearl River Community College Wildcats (10-4-1 and 6-1-1 in the South Division) will be the South No. 1 and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs (13-4-1 and 6-2 in the South Division) will be the South No. 2. Itawamba will play Pearl River at 7 p.m. on Saturday night while the Holmes Bulldogs will play the Gulf Coast Bulldogs at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
On the women's side, the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs (8-5 and 5-3 in the North Division) also made the state tournament as the North No. 2 team while the Hinds Community College Lady Eagles (9-6-1 and 6-1-1 in the North Division) are the North Division No. 1 team. Holmes will play the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats (14-1 and 8-0 in the South Division) the South No. 1 team on Saturday at 4 p.m. while Hinds will play Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (13-4 overall and 6-2 in the South Division) the South No. 2 team at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
The women's winner will play in the state title game on Sunday at noon while the men's winner will play at 3 p.m.
For more information, please check www.holmesathletics.com/tournaments in the coming days.
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