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A familiar face returns to the Co-Lin Women’s Basketball program to begin her coaching career. Alexus Holt returns to Wesson to join the women’s basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach.

Holt, a native of Epps, Louisiana, played for the Lady Wolves from 2016-2018. As a two-year starter, Holt averaged 12.9 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, and 3.2 assists per game. After her two years at Co-Lin, she then continued her academic and playing career at Grambling State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in May 2021 and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration.

During her time at Grambling, Holt was named a First Team All-SWAC performer and made the SWAC All-Tournament team while playing in all 30 games for Grambling. She averaged 36.6 minutes per game and led the team in points per game at 17 while also averaging 5.3 rebounds per game, 3.5 assists per game, and 2.0 steals per game. Additionally, Holt shot nearly 41 percent from the floor and 74.2 percent from the foul line and was also named to the BOXTOROW All-American Team. Holt was also named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) All-Louisiana Second Team after her final season at Grambling.

“We are really glad that Alexus is returning to Co-Lin,” stated head coach Gwyn Young. “She was a great player for us during her two years and then continued to show that during her time at Grambling.”

“We are excited to welcome her back as a coach and I think she will excel in the position,” added Young. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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