D.R. Meadows pitches another one-hitter and smashes three doubles as the Bulldogs pound Vidalia 13-0

On February 15th the Toombs County Bulldogs opened up their season losing at home to Claxton 17-5 in five innings. Two weeks to the day later the Dawgs, after wins over Jenkins and Islands, stroked 14 hits in a 13-0 five-inning win at Vidalia. The 3-1 Bulldogs have now avenged three straight losses from last year. Watch a Salaine Meadows’s slideshow

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D.R. Meadows is all smiles after his second double to left field

Junior D.R. Meadows had a career-best game. At the plate he led off the first and second innings with a double to left field helping the Bulldogs score five runs in the first and six in the second. Meadows drove in a run in a second at bat in the second inning with a sacrifice fly to deep left center. Meadows added a third double in the fourth driving in his second run of the game. With his 3-for-3 Meadows is 8-for-11 and batting .727. Meadows has  hit five doubles this season. He hit a total of five in his first two seasons.

D.R. Meadows is all smiles after his second double to left field
D.R. Meadows deals a change up in his 71-pitch one-hitter

On the mound D.R. followed up his seven inning one-hitter versus Jenkins with a five inning one hitter against the Indians. James Warnock hit a 3-2 pitch through the left side of the Dawg infield, leading off the third, for Vidalia’s only hit. Meadows struck out eight Indians and walked two and his Dawg defense did not make an error. Lane Adams fielded a ball and stepped on second and threw to first for a double play eliminating a fourth inning walk.

In the last three games, 19 innings, the Bulldogs have not allowed an earned run and add the Bulldogs’ 8-0 junior varsity win at Vidalia on Saturday and TCHS pitching has thrown 26 straight scoreless innings.

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Logan McGowan is back on first base after a second inning single

Logan McGowan also had two hits in his first two at bats. Dalton McBride and Jordan Usher each had two hits in their last two at bats. For Usher (2-for-3) this was his first baseball action since 2014 and his first trips to the plate as a varsity Dawg.

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Nick Curtis goes back side with a second ininng RBI single

Nick Curtis contributed two hits in his second and third plate appearances and he hit his third double of the season. With his 2-for-3 game Curtis is now 6-for-11 and is batting .545.

Senior Logan McGowan touches home in his final game at Vidalia
Senior Logan McGowan touches home in his final game at Vidalia
Nick Curtis rips a third inning double
Nick Curtis rips a third inning double
Jordan Usher went 2-for-3 in his first baseball game since 2014
Jordan Usher went 2-for-3 in his first baseball game since 2014

1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Toonbs County 5 6 0 2 0 13 14 0
Vidalia 0 0 0 0 X 0 1 1
Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
DR Meadows 3 2 3 2 0 0
Brock Harrison 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lane Adams 3 2 1 1 1 0
Nick Curtis 3 1 2 1 1 1
Logan McGowan 4 2 2 1 0 0
George Lucke 4 2 1 2 0 0
Kyle Knight 3 1 1 1 0 0
Bryce Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0
Christian Conley 1 1 0 0 0 1
Jordan Usher 3 1 2 1 0 0
Dalton McBride 3 0 2 1 0 0
Tristan Lynn 0 1 0 0 0 0
Bryce DeLoach
Totals 28 13 14 10 2 2
Batting

2B: DR Meadows 3, Nick Curtis
TB: DR Meadows 6, George Lucke, Lane Adams, Kyle Knight, Logan McGowan 2, Dalton McBride 2, Nick Curtis 3, Jordan Usher 2
RBI: DR Meadows 2, George Lucke 2, Lane Adams, Kyle Knight, Logan McGowan, Dalton McBride, Nick Curtis, Jordan Usher
SF: DR Meadows
ROE: Kyle Knight
FC: George Lucke
HBP: Christian Conley 2
GIDP: Jordan Usher
SB: Lane Adams

Totals

Team QAB: 13 (39.39%)
DR Meadows 4, Lane Adams, Logan McGowan, Nick Curtis 3, Christian Conley 2, Jordan Usher 2

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

DP: Lane Adams

Vidalia
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Gray McKenzie 2 0 0 0 0 2
Alex Sutton 1 0 0 0 1 0
Dylan Crawford 2 0 0 0 0 1
Griffin Gillis 2 0 0 0 0 1
Hall Graham 1 0 0 0 0 1
Todd Lanier 1 0 0 0 0 1
McKinely Corbitt 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tyrin Paga 0 0 0 0 1 0
James Warnock 1 0 1 0 0 0
Chase Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0
Roper Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0
Dawson Nance 1 0 0 0 0 1
Riley Powers 1 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 15 0 1 0 2 8
Batting

TB: James Warnock
GIDP: Dylan Crawford

Totals

Team QAB: 6 (35.29%)
Gray McKenzie, Alex Sutton, Dylan Crawford, James Warnock, Dawson Nance, Tyrin Paga

Team LOB: 2

Fielding

E: Dylan Crawford
DP: Hall Graham

Toombs County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
DR Meadows 5.0 71 .620 1 0 0 8 2 0
Totals 5.0 71 .620 1 0 0 8 2 0
Pitching

W: DR Meadows
Pitches-Strikes: DR Meadows 71-44
Groundouts-Flyouts: DR Meadows 4-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: DR Meadows 11-17

Vidalia
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Gray McKenzie 0.0 16 .375 3 5 4 0 2 0
Griffin Gillis 1.0 20 .650 4 4 4 0 0 0
McKinely Corbitt 4.0 53 .660 7 4 4 2 0 0
Totals 5.0 89 .607 14 13 12 2 2 0
Pitching

L: Gray McKenzie
HBP: Griffin Gillis, McKinely Corbitt
Pitches-Strikes: Gray McKenzie 16-6, Griffin Gillis 20-13, McKinely Corbitt 53-35
Groundouts-Flyouts: Gray McKenzie 0-0, Griffin Gillis 2-0, McKinely Corbitt 2-7
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Gray McKenzie 2-5, Griffin Gillis 4-8, McKinely Corbitt 15-20