Two Toombs County Bulldogs were honored at the 8th annual In The Game Magazine’s High School Award Banquet held December 13, in Waycross.
Senior Jimmy Edwards was named the Toombs County High School defensive player of the year. Jimmy led the Bulldogs in tackles with 110- 67 solo tackles and 43 assists plus 8 tackles for a loss.
Jimmy was in on 16 tackles against both Twiggs County and Swainsboro, 13 against Benedictine, 12 versus Screven County and 10 in the Pit against Vidalia.
Jimmy averaged 10 tackles per game and he also played on offense as a blocking back. He caught a pass for 25 yards against GHSA AA State Champ Benedictine.
Junior Dalton McBride was named the Toombs County High School offensive player of the year. Dalton completed 43 passes for 665 yards and 8 touchdowns and he ran the ball 78 times for 466 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Dalton threw two touchdown passes against Twiggs County and he passed the ball for 137 yards against Benedictine and 128 at Swainsboro. He threw 1 TD pass in each of those games.
McBride ran for 114 yards and 2 touchdowns against Bryan County. He also scored 2 touchdowns, in the Pit, versus Jeff Davis and 1 at Bacon County.