McBride tosses a complete game 4-hitter and Deloach drives in 4-runs in the Dawgs 2nd Region 2 win

Senior Dalton McBride pitched all seven innings allowing just four hits and an earned run while junior Bryce Deloach went 3-for-4 at the plate and drove half of Toombs County’s runs in the Bulldogs 8-1 home victory over Metter.

Ironically, the 2018 Bulldogs have the same Region 2 record as the 2017 team after nine games- two wins and seven losses. Last years team won their final five region games to qualify for the state playoffs as the number four seed. To equal that accomplishment the ’18 Dawgs will have to win at Metter and then take two games from both Vidalia and Swainsboro just the equal the win total and TCHS will need some help to earn a playoff bid.

Coincidentally both TCHS teams ended seven game losing streaks against Metter.

For the fourth time this season McBride pitched at least four innings and for the second time he threw a complete game. However, this time he earned a victory- his first of the season. Dalton has allowed only 17 hits in 25 innings and his ERA dropped to 2.52.

The Tigers scored their only run in the top of the first inning. Lane Young doubled to center and scored on Hunter Young’s single up the middle. After the first inning McBride pitched around four walks, including two in the second. Dalton ended that inning fielding a grounder and starting a double play.

McBride walked a batter in the third and threw a three-up, three-down fourth. In the fifth he walked a Tiger but Deloach caught a liner at short and turned it into a double play to end the inning. Dalton allowed meaningless singles in the sixth and seventh to end his 97 pitch gem.

The Bulldogs tied the game at 1-all in the third inning. Deloach singled to left and scored on Cole Graham’s single to center with two outs. Toombs took the lead for good in the fifth. Chase Musselman led off with a single to left and scored on a Deloach base hit to center.

TCHS put the game away in the sixth. Graham walked, McBride singled and Willie Campbell singled to load the bases. Dalton Lynn drew a walk to score a run and McBride scored on a wild pitch to make it 4-1 Toombs. Chandler Lynn singled to center to score one and Deloach finished his big offensive night with a three-run double to center.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Metter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Toombs County 0 0 1 0 1 6 X 8 9 0

Metter

Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
TUCKER WELLS 1 0 0 0 1 0
LANE YOUNG 3 1 1 0 0 0
WILL FUNDERBURKE 2 0 0 0 1 0
WALKER DOLLAR
HESTON MOSLEY 3 0 0 0 0 0
THOMAS ALDRICH 3 0 1 0 0 0
HUNTER YOUNG 3 0 1 1 0 0
AHMAD COLLINS 2 0 1 0 1 0
TUCKER ATTEBURUY 1 0 0 0 1 0
BRENDAN WOOD 3 0 0 0 0 0
RANDAN RIGDON 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 22 1 4 1 4 0
Batting

2B: LANE YOUNG
TB: LANE YOUNG 2, THOMAS ALDRICH, HUNTER YOUNG, AHMAD COLLINS
RBI: HUNTER YOUNG
FC: TUCKER WELLS, BRENDAN WOOD
GIDP: TUCKER WELLS
CS: TUCKER WELLS, HUNTER YOUNG
PIK: THOMAS ALDRICH

Totals

Team LOB: 4

Toombs County

Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
NOAH ANDERSON 1 0 0 0 0 0
WILLIE CAMPBELL 2 1 0 0 1 0
TREY CLOUD
BRYCE DELOACH 4 1 3 4 0 0
COLE GRAHAM 3 1 1 1 1 0
BROCK HARRISON 3 0 1 0 0 1
KYLE KNIGHT
CHANDLER LYNN 4 1 1 1 0 1
DALTON LYNN 2 1 0 1 1 2
DALTON MCBRIDE 2 1 1 0 1 1
CHASE MUSSLEMAN 1 2 1 0 1 0
MARTIN STEPHENS 4 0 1 0 0 1
Totals 26 8 9 7 5 6
Batting

2B: BRYCE DELOACH
TB: BRYCE DELOACH 4, COLE GRAHAM, BROCK HARRISON, CHANDLER LYNN, DALTON MCBRIDE, CHASE MUSSLEMAN, MARTIN STEPHENS
RBI: BRYCE DELOACH 4, COLE GRAHAM, CHANDLER LYNN, DALTON LYNN
FC: BROCK HARRISON
CS: BRYCE DELOACH

Totals

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

DP: DALTON MCBRIDE, BRYCE DELOACH

Metter

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
WILL FUNDERBURKE 0.2 16 .438 2 1 1 1 0 0
HUNTER YOUNG 5.0 84 .655 6 3 2 4 2 0
RANDAN RIGDON 0.1 22 .364 1 4 4 1 3 0
Totals 6.0 122 .574 9 8 7 6 5 0
Pitching

WP: RANDAN RIGDON
Pitches-Strikes: WILL FUNDERBURKE 16-7, HUNTER YOUNG 84-55, RANDAN RIGDON 22-8
Groundouts-Flyouts: WILL FUNDERBURKE 1-0, HUNTER YOUNG 3-6, RANDAN RIGDON 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: WILL FUNDERBURKE 0-5, HUNTER YOUNG 15-22, RANDAN RIGDON 1-5

Toombs County

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
DALTON MCBRIDE 7.0 97 .505 4 1 1 0 4 0
Totals 7.0 97 .505 4 1 1 0 4 0
Pitching

W: DALTON MCBRIDE
Pitches-Strikes: DALTON MCBRIDE 97-49, MARTIN STEPHENS 0-0
Groundouts-Flyouts: DALTON MCBRIDE 5-11, MARTIN STEPHENS 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: DALTON MCBRIDE 12-26, MARTIN STEPHENS 0-0