Coach Telvin Thomas’s Bulldogs open up the season scoring 64 in a loss at Portal

Last season, while winning just two of 24 games, the most points the Toombs County Bulldogs scored in a game was 63 in a 10-point home win over Bryan County on December 8, 2017. In their first game of the 2018-19 season, under new head coach Telvin Tomas, the Dawgs exceeded that total by one point in a 71-64 loss at Portal.

The Bulldogs scored 21 points in the first half and trailed by nine. In the second half TCHS rallied outscoring the Panthers 22-15 in the third quarter to cut the lead to 45-43.

Senior Tyrese and junior Drekari Jones each scored 17 points to lead Toombs County. Jones also grabbed 10 rebounds to give him a double-double. J. Kelly scored 6 points, D.J. Mincey 5, Tekelia Baker and Karis Harden 4 each, Me’lle Merrion and Nykwan Coleman 3 and Trey Cloud 2.

Kelly led the Bulldogs with 14 rebounds, Lewis had 5, Mincey 4, Coleman 3, Cloud, Baker and Harden 2 a piece and Ashlee Ashley 1.

1 2 3 4 Final
Toombs County 8 13 22 21 64
Portal 11 19 15 26 71

The Bulldogs had a tougher road match up at 6A Coffee. The Trojans scored 20 or more points in each quarter as they built up a 47-16 lead at half, 69-18 after three quarters and the final was 89-25. For coach Thomas this was a trip back to Douglas where he coached and played prior to joining the Toombs County coaching staff.

Earlier in the week Coffee beat Thomas County Central 63-24 in a scrimmage.

The Bulldogs will play host to Screven County on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

1 2 3 4 Final
Toombs County 3 13 2 7 25
Coffee 21 26 22 20 89
(0-2) Toombs County Bulldogs Stats

Starters

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT% Points
Karis Harden 4 1 1 0 2 4 50.0 4
Tyrese Lewis 1 2 2 0 2 7 28.6 6
Tekelia Baker 3 1 1 0 2 4 25.0 3
Drekari Jones 3 1 1 0 1 3 33.0 3
J. Kelley 4 1 1 0 0 2 2

Reserves

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT% Points
Me’elle Merrion 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ashlee Ashley 2 0 0 0 2 2 100 2
D.J. Mincey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trey Cloud 3 0 0 0 2 3 66.7 2
J. Mann 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Tyler Heath 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brannon Usher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 24 7 7 0 11 25 44.0 25
 (1-0) Coffee Trojans

Starters

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT% Points
Nicholas Clements 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MaKenzie McFatten 3 10 10 0 0 6 20
Corvorsier Allen 0 0 0 0 1 3 33.3 1
Austyn Owens 4 4 3 1 2 4 50.0 11
Jordan Moore 1 5 4 1 5 8 62.5 16

Reserves

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT%   Points
Jayce Moore 1 5 5 0 2 5 40.0 12
Richard Styles 2 5 5 0 0 0 10
Kevon Moore 4 6 5 1 3 4 75.0 16
Yuserien Landers 4 1 1 0 0 0 2
Totals 22 35 32 3 13 30 43.3 89