Putnam County knocks TCHS out of the GHSA State Playoffs and coach Cone says goodbye to the Bulldogs

Giovanny Sanchez (in blue) draws plenty of attention from the TCHS defense

Putnam County senior Giovanny Sanchez has to be one of the most talented players to ever compete on the Toombs County Middle School Soccer Field. The senior striker, who has scored more than 100 goals in his career, tallied three against the Toombs County in a 7-0 win that ended the Bulldogs season in the second round of the GHSA State Tournament.

Jose Cerras is double teamed
The double team knocks Jose Cerras to the ground

The Region 2 champion Bulldogs finished the season with a 13-3 record while the 15-2-2 move on to play Coosa which beat Berrien County 4-2.

Coach J.B. Cone with his final Toombs County Bulldog team
Luis Abarca (#25) shakes hands with coach J.B. Cone

For J.B. Cone this was his last game as head coach of the Bulldogs. Coach Cone, who decided to retire as the coach of the Dawgs, led the TCHS to the Elite 8 and prior he coached the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups to one league championship after another.

Through the years with coach J.B. Cone

Coach J.B. Cone with the 2017 Region 2 Champion Bulldogs
Coach J.B. Cone gets really wet after the Bulldogs beat Bryan County 4-1 to win the Region 2 Championship
Coach J.B. Cone with TCHS all time leading scorer Gilbert Zamorano in 2015
Coach J.B. Cone with the 2014 Bulldogs after they beat Benedictine 2-1 in Lyons
Coach J.B. Cone with 2013 seniors Alex Zamorano, Jerry Zamorano, Angel Colmanares and Tim Bowen
Coach J.B. Cone and the 13-0-1 2010 TCMS MGMSAA Soccer Champs
Coach J.B. Cone with the 2009 13-0-1 TCMS Bullpups