Tattnall takes 4th place with a 8-2 win over the Bulldogs

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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.

Jeremiah Barnett reaches on an error in the third after smashing a double in the first and a triple in the thiid
Jeremiah Barnett reaches on an error in the third after smashing a double in the first and a triple in the third

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 settled the game down on the mound four four innings
D.R.Meadows settled the game down on the mound four four 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.

Lane Adams reaches on an infield hit
Lane Adams reaches on an infield hit with one-out in the seventh
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D.R.Meadows extended his hitting streak to seven games in the seventh
D.R.Meadows extended his hitting streak to seven games in the seventh
George Lucke drives in a run with his second hit in the seventh ininng

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.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Toombs County 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 3
Tattnall County 3 2 1 0 2 0 X 8 9 2
Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
DR Meadows 3 1 1 0 1 0
George Lucke 3 0 2 1 1 0
Logan McGowan 4 0 0 0 0 3
Nick Curtis 4 0 1 0 0 0
Tristan Lynn 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Usher 3 0 1 0 0 0
Christian Conley 2 0 0 0 0 0
Martin Stephens 1 0 1 0 0 0
Cole Graham 2 0 0 0 0 2
Noah Anderson 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brock Harrison 2 0 0 0 0 2
Brandon Helton 1 0 0 0 0 1
Lane Adams 3 1 0 0 0 2
Totals 28 2 6 1 2 10
Batting

TB: DR Meadows, George Lucke 2, Martin Stephens, Nick Curtis, Jordan Usher
RBI: George Lucke
ROE: Lane Adams
FC: George Lucke, Logan McGowan
HBP: Cole Graham

Totals

Team QAB: 7 (22.58%)
DR Meadows, George Lucke, Logan McGowan, Nick Curtis, Cole Graham, Jordan Usher, Brandon Helton

Team LOB: 8

Fielding

E: Brock Harrison, Jordan Usher 2
DP: Nick Curtis

Tattnall County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Jeremiah Barnett 3 3 3 0 1 0
Reed Purcell 2 2 1 1 1 0
Chris Grant 4 0 1 2 0 1
Mikey Anderson 3 1 0 0 1 1
Bennett Oliver 4 0 2 2 0 1
Blake Durrence 2 0 2 0 1 0
Peyton Knight 4 0 0 0 0 0
Kaleb Todd 2 2 0 0 2 0
Ahmad Edwards 3 0 0 0 0 3
Craige Saxton
Totals 27 8 9 5 6 6
Batting

2B: Jeremiah Barnett
3B: Jeremiah Barnett
TB: Jeremiah Barnett 6, Reed Purcell, Blake Durrence 2, Bennett Oliver 2, Chris Grant
RBI: Reed Purcell, Bennett Oliver 2, Chris Grant 2
ROE: Reed Purcell, Kaleb Todd
HBP: Reed Purcell, Blake Durrence
GIDP: Peyton Knight
SB: Reed Purcell
CS: Jeremiah Barnett

Totals

Team QAB: 13 (37.14%)
Jeremiah Barnett 3, Reed Purcell, Mikey Anderson, Blake Durrence 3, Kaleb Todd 3, Chris Grant 2

Team LOB: 10

Fielding

E: Reed Purcell, Blake Durrence

Toombs County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Nick Curtis 1.0 46 .500 4 5 5 2 3 0
DR Meadows 4.0 71 .592 5 3 2 3 2 0
Logan McGowan 1.0 18 .500 0 0 0 1 1 0
Totals 6.0 135 .548 9 8 7 6 6 0
Pitching

L: Nick Curtis
HBP: Nick Curtis 2
Pitches-Strikes: DR Meadows 71-42, Logan McGowan 18-9, Nick Curtis 46-23
Groundouts-Flyouts: DR Meadows 5-2, Logan McGowan 0-2, Nick Curtis 1-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: DR Meadows 12-19, Logan McGowan 1-4, Nick Curtis 8-12

Tattnall County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Peyton Knight 7.0 109 .651 6 2 0 10 2 0
Totals 7.0 109 .651 6 2 0 10 2 0
Pitching

W: Peyton Knight
HBP: Peyton Knight
Pitches-Strikes: Peyton Knight 109-71
Groundouts-Flyouts: Peyton Knight 4-5
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Peyton Knight 19-31