Alston Williams pitched four innings of no-hit ball and George Lucke threw a hitless fifth as the Toombs County Bulldogs beat Savannah with a 10-0, five inning combination no-hitter. Watch a Salaine Meadows slideshow
On Thursday Tattnall County beat Dodge County 8-4 in Eastman. So, the Bulldogs have dropped down to fifth place in the subregion.
Appling County 5-1
Pierce County 4-2
Brantley County 4-2
Tattnall County 3-4
Toombs County 2-4
Dodge County 1-6
Williams walked the first batter of the game and the next to last hitter that he faced and in between he retired 10 Blue Jackets in a row.
In the second inning he recorded three outs on three pitches on a popup to catcher Cole Graham, a grounder to second baseman Lane Adams and a grounder to the mound. Alston started off the third inning by retiring the first two batters on two pitches. Williams caught a pop up near the first base line and then he fielded a grounder and threw to first base for the fifth out on five pitches. Alston’s amazing run ended when the number nine hitter took a pitch for a strike. Williams threw two more strikes and recorded a strike out.
Williams struck out the first two batters of the fourth inning and then walked his second batter before ending his fine outing with a grounder to third baseman Kyle Knight. Alston struck out five total Savannah batters.
Lucke took over and he induced a grounder to Knight, walked a batter and then struck out one. The game ended with Graham throwing out a base runner at third base.
On offense the Bulldogs scored eight runs in the first inning. Lane Adams and D.R. Meadows each had a triple and Christian Conley and Williams each had a RBI single.