Williams and Luke combine on a 5-inning no-hitter

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.

 Standings

Appling County 5-1

Pierce County 4-2

Brantley County 4-2

Tattnall County 3-4

Toombs County 2-4

Dodge County 1-6

Alston Williams pitched the first four innings of the no-hitter
Alston Williams pitched the first four innings of the no-hitter

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.

Alston retired 10 Blue Jackets in a row
Alston retired 10 Blue Jackets in a row

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.

George Lucke strikes out a Blue Jacket in the fifth
George Lucke throws a strike in the fifth

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.

Lane Adams takes a full swing in the first inning
Lane Adams takes a full swing in the first inning
Lane Adams round first base on his way to third for a first inning triple
Lane Adams round first base on his way to third for a first inning triple

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.

D.R. Meadows is less than 90 feet away from his first inning triple
D.R. Meadows is less than 90 feet away from his first inning triple
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Cole Graham singles in the first inning

 

1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Savannah High 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Toombs County 8 0 2 0 X 10 6 0
Savannah Hig
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Derrick Johnsin 1 0 0 0 1 1
DeKwan Barnes 2 0 0 0 0 2
Tyler Wilson 1 0 0 0 1 1
Michael Love 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matthew Sams 2 0 0 0 0 0
Dezmond Brunson 2 0 0 0 0 0
Dylan Carter 1 0 0 0 1 0
Jaicci Jenkins 2 0 0 0 0 1
Keith Bryant 1 0 0 0 0 0
Marquise Jones 1 0 0 0 0 1
Kweisi Bryant
Totals 13 0 0 0 3 6
Batting

SB: Dylan Carter
CS: Dylan Carter
PIK: Derrick Johnsin

Totals

Team QAB: 4 (25.00%)
Derrick Johnsin 2, Tyler Wilson, Dylan Carter

Team LOB: 1

Fielding

E: Tyler Wilson 2, Kweisi Bryant 2

Toombs Count
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
DR Meadows 3 2 1 2 0 0
Lane Adams 2 1 1 1 0 0
Kyle Knight 0 0 0 1 0 0
George Lucke 2 1 0 0 1 0
Logan McGowan 1 1 1 0 1 0
Brock Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0
Christian Conley 2 1 1 1 0 0
Martin Stephens 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jalen Mobley 2 0 0 0 1 0
Cole Graham 2 0 1 0 0 0
Jordan Usher 1 0 0 0 0 0
Noah Anderson 0 2 0 0 2 0
Alston Williams 1 1 1 1 0 0
Bryce DeLoach 0 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 18 10 6 6 5 0
Batting

3B: DR Meadows, Lane Adams
TB: DR Meadows 3, Lane Adams 3, Logan McGowan, Christian Conley, Cole Graham, Alston Williams
RBI: DR Meadows 2, Lane Adams, Kyle Knight, Christian Conley, Alston Williams
SF: Kyle Knight
ROE: DR Meadows, George Lucke, Lane Adams
HBP: Alston Williams
SB: DR Meadows 2, George Lucke, Logan McGowan, Christian Conley
PIK: Brock Harrison

Totals

Team QAB: 12 (48.00%)
DR Meadows 2, George Lucke, Lane Adams, Kyle Knight, Logan McGowan, Cole Graham, Alston Williams, Noah Anderson 2, Jalen Mobley 2

Team LOB: 2

Savannah High
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Matthew Sams 0.0 21 .429 1 4 3 0 2 0
Tyler Wilson 4.0 58 .552 5 6 4 0 3 0
Totals 4.0 79 .519 6 10 4 0 5 0
Pitching

L: Matthew Sams
HBP: Tyler Wilson
Pitches-Strikes: Tyler Wilson 58-32, Matthew Sams 21-9
Groundouts-Flyouts: Tyler Wilson 2-8, Matthew Sams 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Tyler Wilson 11-21, Matthew Sams 1-4

Toombs County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Alston Williams 4.0 41 .634 0 0 0 5 2 0
George Lucke 1.0 15 .600 0 0 0 1 1 0
Totals 5.0 56 .625 0 0 0 6 3 0
Pitching

W: Alston Williams
Pitches-Strikes: George Lucke 15-9, Alston Williams 41-26
Groundouts-Flyouts: George Lucke 1-0, Alston Williams 4-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: George Lucke 2-3, Alston Williams 9-13