Holmes Wins 9th Region over Covington Catholic 62-60

03/04/2013 03:47 PM

11th ranked Holmes is heading to the Sweet 16 after holding off 23rd ranked Covington Catholic 62-60 in the 9th Region tournament at Northern Kentucky University. Holmes’ James Bolden scored 14 of his 26 points in the second quarter, including going 9-for-10 from the free-throw line before being fouled out. Covington Catholic blew two wide open chances in the final 15 seconds of the game to take the lead. Holmes is advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2009.

The Bulldogs will play a first-round game Wednesday against Sixth Region champion Pleasure Ridge Park.

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