The Toombs County Lady Bulldogs opened up an evening of Region 2 basketball at Bacon County by scoring 28 straight points in a 52-24 victory and then in the second game the Bulldogs opened up a nine point lead in the third quarter, but the Raiders rallied in the fourth quarter and won 55-49.
The girls game got off to a slow start and was scoreless until Bacon hit a jumper with 2:21 to play in the first quarter. The Lady Bulldogs scored their first bucket with 1:12 to play in the period when Joann Gomez hustled up a loose ball and scored her first two of her team-high 11 points. Then the Lady Dawgs proceeded to score the next 26 points to open up a 28-2 lead and their biggest advantage was a 29-point bulge at 32-3.
Jocelyn Walker scored 10 points, Christine Mobley 9, Shakevia Knight and Dominique Jones 7, Diamond Logan 4, Lillian Pittman 3 and Ashuti Campbell 2.
The Bulldogs were trying to avenge their third Region 2 loss of the season. They earlier in the month had defeated Metter and Jeff Davis after loosing to those two teams in December. Back in December Bacon blew Toombs out of it’s gym by a 72-37 score. In the rematch the Dawgs trailed 14-8 after the opening quarter and 29-24 at half. In the third quarter Toombs opened up a nine-point lead and then L.J. Sims picked up his third foul and he hit the bench and Bacon rallied. The Raider press took over in the fourth quarter forcing numerous turnovers plus Trace Stewart scored nine of his 20 in the period.
Jalen Mobley made four 3-pointers and scored 15 points, D.R. Meadows hit two 3-balls and scored 11, Tyrese Lewis had 6, Karis Harden 3 and Ermia Fisser, Alex Blount and Montrey Williams each had 2.