TCMS 6th grade Bullpups edge Vidalia again

Beating Vidalia once in football is a big deal for Toombs County football. So, how big is it when Toombs wins twice? The sixth grade Bullpups edged Vidalia 7-6 on October 6 in Lyons. In the rematch, also in Lyons due to a venue switch, the young Pups won again 19-13. TCMS wraps up the regular season with a 4-1-1 record. The Bullpups will play a post season game on November 3 at 6 p.m. Opponent and site will be announced soon.

The Bullpups took the opening kickoff and moved down field into the red zone, but they were denied points by the Vidalia defense on fourth down tackle at the two-yard line. On the next play Vidalia fumbled and Michael Anthony scooped up the ball and scored to make it 6-0 TCMS with 4:41 to play in the second quarter.

Vidalia scored a rushing TD with 1:14 to play in the half to make it a 6-6 game. Toombs Quarterback Gavin Hall completed numerous passes including one to Malik Day who turned the reception into six points and a 12-6 lead with just 13 seconds remaining in the half.

Silas LeGrant took a Hall hand off and raced to the sideline and then downfield and scored TCMS’s third touchdown. He also ran for the single point conversion which put Toombs up 19-6 with 2:14 to play in the third quarter.

Vidalia recovered a Toombs fumble and scored a touchdown with 1:58 to play to make it a one possession game. The Bullpups covered an onside kick and ran out the clock to win the rivalry game.

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Michael Anthony (#33) recovers a Vidalia fumble and runs it in for 6 
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Malik Day catches a pass from Gavin Hall
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Day is approached by three Vidalia defenders
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Day takes a block and races for the goal line
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Day crosses the goal line with the Bullpups second TD
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Silas LeGrant (#1) leaps over a defender
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LaGrant scores the game-winning touchdown
Gavin Hall receives a water bottle from head coach John McDonald for his fine play
Gavin Hall receives a water bottle from head coach John McDonald for his fine play
The Bullpups celebrate their second win over Vidalia
The Bullpups celebrate their second win over Vidalia