Bulldogs leave 13 on base and score only 1 in 3-1 loss to Appling

In their two non-region losses this week to Southeast Bulloch and Appling County the Toombs Count Bulldogs left 19 runners on base including in 16 scoring position as they lost a one and a two-run game. Most of those left on came in a painful 3-1 loss at home to Appling. The Dawgs stranded 13 including 11 in scoring position. They left the bases load twice and lost a runner at home plate in a 3-1 defeat. Toombs is 3-4 and Appling 5-4.

George Lucke strokes a first inning base hit
D.R. Meadows singles in the first inning

In the bottom of the first Lane Adams walked, George Lucke and D.R. Meadows each singled and Brock Harrison reached on an error as the Bulldogs loaded the bases and had Adams thrown out at home plate.

The Pirates scored their three runs in the second inning when they loaded up the bases on two walks and a hit batsman and then scored on a single by Trey Jones. The ball got by the right fielder allowing all three on base to touch home.

D.R, Meadows smacks a RBI double in the third

The Bulldogs scored their only run in the third inning. George Lucke singled and D,R, Meadows smacked a RBI double. Meadows was left at second.

Dalton McBride hit his second double of his junior season and Cole Graham walked as TCHS left both in scoring position. The same thing happened in the fourth when Meadows and Brock Harrison each singled.

Lane Adams walks in the sixth
Martin Stephens pulls a pitch and hits it foul to the football field house

The Dawgs best scoring opportunity came in the sixth when they loaded up the bases with one out. Noah Anderson walked, pinch hitter Galin Salem was hit by a pitch and Adams walked. However, a strikeout and a fly ball to center field ended the threat.

D.R. Meadows is at first base after a walk

Finally in the seventh Meadows and Harrison each walked to led off the inning and neither moved to another base as the Bulldogs hit a fly ball to center and then struck out twice to end the game.

D.R. Meadows pitched four innings in his 1st pitching start of his senior season
Brandon Helton threw three scoreless innings

Meadows made his first pitching start of his senior season and he threw four innings and allowed only one earned run. Senior Brandon Helton pitched the final three innings, in his first ever varsity appearance on the mound, and he allowed only one hit and no earned runs. However, he did hit three Pirates.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Appling County 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1
Toombs County 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
Appling County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Trey Jones 3 0 0 0 1 1
Zach Baxley 1 0 0 0 1 1
Mica Rentz 3 0 0 0 1 0
Grayson Carter 3 0 1 0 0 0
Josh Atkinson 4 0 0 0 0 3
Jason Amims 2 1 0 0 1 1
Memphis Nobles 1 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Stone 1 1 1 0 0 0
Elija Helm 2 0 0 0 0 1
Shawm Brown 1 1 0 0 2 0
Totals 21 3 2 0 6 7
Batting

TB: Grayson Carter, Chase Stone
SAC: Elija Helm, Zach Baxley
ROE: Trey Jones
FC: Mica Rentz, Jason Amims, Memphis Nobles
HBP: Grayson Carter, Zach Baxley, Chase Stone 2
SB: Chase Stone

Totals

Team LOB: 9

Fielding

E: PlayerH

Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
LANE ADAMS 2 0 0 0 2 0
MARTIN STEPHENS 4 0 0 0 0 1
GEORGE LUCKE 4 1 2 0 0 0
DR MEADOWS 3 0 3 1 1 0
BROCK HARRISON 3 0 1 0 1 1
BRANDON HELTON 4 0 0 0 0 2
KYLE KNIGHT 2 0 0 0 0 2
NOAH ANDERSON 1 0 0 0 1 1
DALTON MCBRIDE 4 0 1 0 0 1
COLE GRAHAM 1 0 0 0 1 0
GALEM SALEM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 28 1 7 1 6 8
Batting

2B: DR MEADOWS, DALTON MCBRIDE
TB: DR MEADOWS 4, GEORGE LUCKE 2, BROCK HARRISON, DALTON MCBRIDE 2
RBI: DR MEADOWS
ROE: BROCK HARRISON
FC: DALTON MCBRIDE
HBP: GALEM SALEM

Totals

Team LOB: 13

Fielding

E: DALTON MCBRIDE

Appling County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Jason Ammmons 5.1 78 .615 7 1 0 5 3 0
Josh Atkinson 1.2 33 .576 0 0 0 3 3 0
Totals 7.0 134 .604 7 1 0 8 6 0
Pitching

HBP: Jason Amims
WP: Jason Amims
Pitches-Strikes: #20 23-14, Josh Atkinson 33-19, Jason Amims 78-48
Groundouts-Flyouts: #20 1-0, Josh Atkinson 0-2, Jason Amims 1-7
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: #20 5-6, Josh Atkinson 6-8, Jason Amims 10-21

Toombs Countys
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
DR MEADOWS 4.0 83 .530 1 3 1 4 4 0
BROCK HARRISON 0.0 9 .111 0 0 0 0 2 0
BRANDON HELTON 3.0 26 .731 1 0 0 3 0 0
Totals 7.0 118 .542 2 3 1 7 6 0
Pitching

HBP: DR MEADOWS, BRANDON HELTON 3
Pitches-Strikes: DR MEADOWS 83-44, BRANDON HELTON 26-19, BROCK HARRISON 9-1
Groundouts-Flyouts: DR MEADOWS 2-6, BRANDON HELTON 2-0, BROCK HARRISON 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: DR MEADOWS 9-19, BRANDON HELTON 7-12, BROCK HARRISON 0-2