Bulldogs start second half of subregion schedule with 3-1 loss at Dodge

The Toombs County Bulldogs opened the second half of the Region 1 AAA Subregion schedule with a 3-1 loss at Dodge County. The loss dropped TCHS’s subregion record to 2-4 with four games remaining in subregion play. Watch a Salaine Meadows slideshow

In other action Pierce County defeated Tattnall County 6-1 and Appling County knocked off Brantley County 10-3.

Standings

Appling County 5-1

Pierce County 4-2

Brantley County 4-2

Toombs County 2-4

Tattnall County 2-4

Dodge County 1-5

D.R. Meadows lead off the game with a single
D.R. Meadows lead off the game with a single
Nick Curtis drives in D.R. with a single to right field
Nick Curtis drives in D.R. with a single to right field

The Bulldogs took a 1-0 lead in the first inning. D.R. Meadows led off with a single and scored on a two-out opposite field hit to right field by Nick Curtis.

The Dawg lead held up until the bottom of the third inning . Clint Thompson singled and Tyler Pruitt was hit by a pitch and then the Bulldogs made an error and one run scored. A second run scored on a double steal. The Indians scored an earned run in the fourth. J.T. Shields singled and scored on Ethan Rice’s backside double down the left field line.

Logan McGowan races to second with a third inning double
Logan McGowan races to second with a third inning double

Toombs  County only had  five hits off junior right-handed pitcher Craig Barton. Logan McGowan doubled in the third inning and Meadows and George Lucke each singled in the sixth. However,  McGowan was stranded at third and Meadows and Lucke at first and second.

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Barton struck out six Bulldogs and he did not issue a walk. Curtis pitched all six innings and allowed six hits. Dodge stroked three straight hits with one out in the first inning. Curtis induced a double play ball to second baseman Lane Adams to end the threat. Curtis retired seven in a row to end the game. The senior struck out seven Indians and did not allow a walk.

In the top of the second inning George Lucke added another amazing catch to his resume. J.T. Shields hit a ball to deep right center field and Lucke ran head first into the fence and caught the ball.

George Lucke runs full speed to the right center field fence
George Lucke runs full speed to the right center field fence
Lucke show everybody including first baseman Kyle Knight that he has made another amazing catch
Lucke show everybody including first baseman Kyle Knight that he has made another amazing catch

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Toombs County 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Dodge County 0 0 2 1 0 0 X 3 7 1
Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
D. R. MEADOWS 3 1 2 0 0 1
LOGAN MCGOWAN 3 0 1 0 0 1
GEORGE LUCKE 3 0 1 0 0 0
NICK CURTIS 3 0 1 1 0 1
NOAH ANDERSON 0 0 0 0 0 0
JORDAN USHER 3 0 0 0 0 1
CHRISTIAN CONLEY 3 0 0 0 0 0
BRYCE DELOACH 2 0 0 0 0 0
BROCK HARRISON 1 0 0 0 0 0
KYLE KNIGHT 2 0 0 0 0 1
JALEN MOBLEY 1 0 0 0 0 1
LANE ADAMS 2 0 0 0 0 0
COLE GRAHAM
Totals 26 1 5 1 0 6
Batting

2B: LOGAN MCGOWAN
TB: D R MEADOWS, NICK CURTIS, LOGAN MCGOWAN 2, GEORGE LUCKE
RBI: NICK CURTIS
ROE: D R MEADOWS

Totals

Team QAB: 6 (23.08%)
NICK CURTIS 2, LOGAN MCGOWAN, CHRISTIAN CONLEY, JORDAN USHER, JALEN MOBLEY

Team LOB: 4

Fielding

E: D R MEADOWS
DP: LANE ADAMS

DODGE
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
THOMPSON 3 1 1 0 0 0
DAVIS 3 0 1 0 0 0
PRUETT 2 1 1 0 0 0
BURCH 3 0 1 1 0 1
BARTON 3 0 0 0 0 1
SHIELDS 3 1 1 0 0 0
KITCHENS 3 0 0 0 0 3
RICE 2 0 1 1 0 0
COLEMAN 2 0 0 0 0 2
Totals 24 3 6 2 0 7
Batting

2B: RICE
TB: THOMPSON, DAVIS, PRUETT, BURCH 2, SHIELDS, RICE 2
RBI: BURCH, RICE
FC: BULTER
HBP: PRUETT
GIDP: BULTER
SB: THOMPSON, SHIELDS

Totals

Team QAB: 7 (28.00%)
THOMPSON 2, PRUETT, BURCH 2, SHIELDS, RICE

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

E: PRUETT

Toombs County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
NICK CURTIS 6.0 83 .639 6 3 1 7 0 0
Totals 6.0 83 .639 6 3 1 7 0 0
Pitching

HBP: NICK CURTIS
Pitches-Strikes: NICK CURTIS 83-53
Groundouts-Flyouts: NICK CURTIS 7-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: NICK CURTIS 13-25

DODGE
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
BARTON 7.0 96 .677 5 1 0 6 0 0
Totals 7.0 96 .677 5 1 0 6 0 0
Pitching

Pitches-Strikes: BARTON 96-65
Groundouts-Flyouts: BARTON 5-10
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: BARTON 11-26