Varsity Dawgs walk-off with a 6-5 win over Vidalia

Logan McGowan slides in with the game winning run
Logan McGowan slides in with the game winning run

In two games played at Greg James Field the Toombs County junior varsity and varsity sweep Vidalia winning by a combined scored of 21-0 in 10 innings. In a pair of rematches at Jacky Jones Field the two games each went seven innings and were decided by one run. The Bulldog varsity scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win 6-5, while the junior varsity Bulldogs were rallying in the seventh, but they came up one-run short in an 8-7 loss. Watch a Salaine Meadows slideshow

Jordan Usher had a seven-hit week
Jordan Usher had a seven-hit week

Trailing 5-4 going to the bottom of the seventh, TCHS’s Lane Adams led off with a backside single off the glove of the shortstop, Logan McGowan stroked his third hit of the game with one down, moving Adams to third base, and then he stole second with two outs. Jordan Usher, who was 1-for-3 entering his seventh inning at bat, hit a 1-1 pitch to the shortstop. The throw to first base was low and took a high hop allowing McGowan to score from second. The throw from first base to the plate was too late to catch a hustling McGowan.

D.R. Meadows smashes his 6th double of the season
D.R. Meadows smashes his 6th double of the season

The Bulldogs took a 1-0 lead in the first inning. D.R. Meadows led off with a walk and scored on a Nick Curtis single. Vidalia surged ahead in the fourth scoring a pair of runs on a Hall Graham single and a grounder to third base by McKinley Corbitt. The Indians pushed their lead to 5-1 in the fifth. The Bulldogs made two errors and Boaz Braucht doubled in a run and Graham singled in one.

George Lucke makes a tough catch in center field
George Lucke makes a tough catch in center field

The Bulldogs started their comeback in the bottom of the fifth. Dalton McBride led off with a single, Meadows reached on an error and Lane Adams drop a perfect bunt down the third base line and reached. McGowan followed with a two-run double and George Lucke drove in the third run of the frame with a double.

Nick Curtis pitches a complete game victory
Nick Curtis pitches a complete game victory

On the mound both senior pitchers threw a complete game. Curtis allowed seven Indian hits and two earned runs while piling up 11 strikeouts and he only issued one walk, to the leadoff hitter in the fourth inning. Nick improved to 2-1 after pitching his second straight complete game. He beat Islands 2-0 on a four hitter on the road.

Dylan Crawford yielded 11 Bulldog hits and struck out five while walking two.

Varsity Box

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
VDL 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5 7 4
TMBS 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 6 9 2
Vidalia
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Gray McKenzie 3 0 1 0 0 1
Chase Robertson 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Sutton 3 1 0 0 1 2
Boaz Brancht 4 0 1 1 0 0
#8 0 2 0 0 0 0
Dylan Crawford 4 0 1 0 0 1
Tyrin Paga 0 1 0 0 0 0
Hall Graham 3 0 2 2 0 1
Roper Smith 3 0 0 0 0 3
McKinely Corbitt 3 0 0 1 0 0
Dawson Nance 3 0 0 0 0 2
James Warnock 3 1 0 0 0 1
Riley Powers
Totals 29 5 5 4 1 11
Batting

2B: Boaz Brancht
TB: Gray McKenzie, Dylan Crawford, Hall Graham 2, Boaz Brancht 2
RBI: Hall Graham 2, McKinely Corbitt, Boaz Brancht
SAC: Chase Robertson
ROE: Dylan Crawford, James Warnock, Boaz Brancht 2
FC: McKinely Corbitt

Totals

Team QAB: 15 (48.39%)
Gray McKenzie 2, Alex Sutton 4, McKinely Corbitt, Roper Smith 3, Dawson Nance 2, Chase Robertson, Boaz Brancht 2

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

E: Alex Sutton 2, Hall Graham
DP: Alex Sutton

Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
DR Meadows 3 2 1 0 1 1
Lane Adams 3 2 0 0 0 0
Nick Curtis 4 0 1 1 0 2
Tristan Lynn 0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan McGowan 4 2 3 2 0 0
George Lucke 4 0 1 1 0 0
Jordan Usher 4 0 1 0 0 0
Kyle Knight 2 0 1 0 1 1
Noah Anderson 0 0 0 0 0 0
Christian Conley 2 0 0 0 0 0
Dalton McBride 3 0 1 0 0 1
Bryce DeLoach
Totals 29 6 9 4 2 5
Batting

2B: DR Meadows, George Lucke, Logan McGowan
TB: DR Meadows 2, George Lucke 2, Kyle Knight, Logan McGowan 4, Dalton McBride, Nick Curtis, Jordan Usher
RBI: George Lucke, Logan McGowan 2, Nick Curtis
SAC: Lane Adams, Christian Conley
ROE: DR Meadows, Lane Adams, Jordan Usher
FC: Nick Curtis
GIDP: George Lucke
SB: Logan McGowan, Jordan Usher

Totals

Team QAB: 14 (42.42%)
DR Meadows 3, George Lucke 2, Lane Adams 2, Kyle Knight 2, Logan McGowan 2, Dalton McBride, Nick Curtis, Christian Conley

Team LOB: 7

Fielding

E: DR Meadows, Bryce DeLoach 3

Vidalia
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Dylan Crawford 6.2 98 .633 9 6 2 5 2 0
Totals 6.2 98 .633 9 6 2 5 2 0
Pitching

L: Dylan Crawford
Pitches-Strikes: Dylan Crawford 98-62
Groundouts-Flyouts: Dylan Crawford 10-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Dylan Crawford 23-33

Toombs County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Nick Curtis 7.0 113 .717 5 5 1 11 1 0
Totals 7.0 113 .717 5 5 1 11 1 0
Pitching

W: Nick Curtis
Pitches-Strikes: Nick Curtis 113-81
Groundouts-Flyouts: Nick Curtis 4-5
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Nick Curtis 20-31

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