In the first basketball action of 2016 Treutlen High swept Toombs County in three games in Soperton. The Vikings won the varsity boys game 102-59 and the junior varsity match up 60-28 and the Lady Vikings defeated TCHS 69-38.
In the varsity boys game both teams made nine 3-pointers in a fast paced game in which Treutlen scored 47 points in the first half and 55 in the second. Five Vikings hit double-figures with Elijah Johnson scoring 21 to lead his team. Jalen Mobley, who led TCHS with 22 points, was one of three Bulldogs to hit three 3-pointers. D.R. Meadows (13 points) and Tyrese Lewis (12 points) were the other two. Jordan Usher scored eight points and Alex and Gonza Blount each scored two.