CCC Media Relations
CLARKSDALE – The explosion of four second -half touchdowns iced down Coahoma’s impressive 41-14 win over Holmes Thursday before a hometown crowd celebrating the Tigers second consecutive victory.
CCC quarterback Garrick Jones threw four touchdown passes including two to Hollis Moore and one each to Devon Perry and Rishunn McCaled.
Other CCC touchdowns were earned on a run by Courtney Vaughn in the first quarter and an end zone romp by Byron Gadsden following the recovery of a Bulldog punt in the fourth quarter.
“I’m not speechless tonight; I’m delighted,” said Dr. Vivian Presley, CCC president. following the game.
Although the Tigers led every quarter and were ahead 14-7 at halftime, coach Freeman Horton, complained that his team was slow getting started. “But they played a fine second half,” he added.
Scoring for the Bulldogs were Harry Peoples on a 24-yard run in the second quarter, and wide receiver LaSean Williams catching quarterback W.J. McAllister’s touchdown pass with 1:05 minutes left in the fourth quarter.
The Tigers, who defeated nationally-ranked Jones County Junior College last week and lost to Co-Lin in the season opener, now have a 2-1 record and will take on No. 11 nationally -ranked Northwest Community College next Thursday, Sept. 23, in Senatobia. Holmes with a 0-3 record plays Northeast.
Coahoma’s next home game is Thursday, Sept. 30, against East Mississippi.