Subregion home victories over Dodge County, Tattnall County and Brantley County set up the Toombs County Bulldogs with a one-game showdown with Tattnall for fourth place and a spot in the Region 1 AAA Tournament. However, the Dawgs who were 0-4 in road subregion games lost at Tattnall County 8-2 ending their shot at making it back to the GHSAA State Tournament for the first time since 2014.
In five innings, in a home match up with Warrior pitcher Peyton Knight, the Bulldogs scored five runs (three earned) and had five hits off the right-hander. In the rematch, Knight pitched all seven innings and allowed four total hits- two in the first inning and two in the seventh when the Bulldogs scored a pair of runs. Knight struck out 10 Bulldogs and only walked two.
George Lucke and Nick Curtis each singled in the first inning and the two were left in scoring position. The Warriors countered by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first. Catcher Jeremiah Barnett led off the first with a double and scored a run and he led off the second with a triple and scored another run as Tattnall built up a 5-0 lead after two innings.
D.R. Meadows took over on the mound in the second and induced a 6-4-3 double play to end the frame and he pitched four innings of four-hit ball. Logan McGowan threw a scoreless sixth.
Martin Stephens had a single in the sixth and in the seventh Lane Adams singled with one-out and D.R. Meadows extended his hitting streak to seven games with a single. George Lucke, who went 2-for-3 with a walk, singled in the first run.