Eight Bulldog football players are honored by the Region 2 coaches

Eight Toombs County Bulldogs were honored by the Region 2 coaches a week after the Dawgs made their third straight trip to the GHSA State Playoffs. Quarterback Trey Cloud, wide receiver Chandler Lynn, linebacker Caleb Hartley and defensive backs Ashlee Ashley and Demetrius Owens all were named First-Team All-Region.

Running back D.J. Mincey, offensive lineman Treyvon Wiggins and defensive lineman Robert Kent were selected Second-Team All-Region 2.

Junior Quarterback Trey Cloud- First-Team All-Region 2

QB Trey Cloud surveys the field

In his first season starting at quarterback for the varsity junior Trey Cloud completed 101 passes in 11 games while throwing for 1,541 yards. He threw 10 TD passes with six interceptions. In TCHS’s three Region 2 victories over Metter, Bacon County and Bryan County, to open up the region schedule, Cloud completed 27-of-45 passes (60%) and he tossed six touchdown passes without throwing an interception.

Cloud completed 12-of-21 passes against Region 2 champion Swainsboro and his 127-yards helped the Bulldogs to become the first region team to score an offensive touchdown against the Tigers.  Watch Cloud Highlights

Passing

Date Result Opponent C Att Yds C% Avg TD Int Lng QB Rate
Totals 101 212 1541 .476 15.3 10 6 52 76.0
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 4 14 109 .286 27.3 2 41 99.1
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 5 15 18 .333 3.6 12 42.4
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 14 32 209 .438 14.9 1 2 35 50.1
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 10 21 119 .476 11.9 1 39 45.5
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 9 17 114 .529 12.7 1 46 93.8
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 11 16 275 .688 25.0 2 51 151.0
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 7 12 178 .583 25.4 3 52 142.4
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 9 20 101 .450 11.2 1 50 39.8
10/19 L 14-35 Jeff Davis 10 24 160 .417 16.0 1 1 61.1
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 12 21 127 .571 10.6 24 74.9
11/09 L 14-49 Dublin 10 20 131 .500 13.1 1 33 50.2

Sophomore Wide Receiver Chandler Lynn- First-Team All-Region 2

Chandler Lynn catches a pass and takes off at Metter

Sophomore Chandler Lynn was a go to wide receiver in his second season playing the position. He caught more than half of the Toombs County’s completions- 52-of-101. Lynn accumulated 892-yards, averaged 17.2 yards per catch and scored four touchdowns. He snagged a season-high eight passes at Savannah Christian. In region play he caught at least four balls in each game including seven against Swainsboro, six versus Bacon County and five at Metter.  Watch Chandler Highlights

Lynn hauled in four passes that netted 40-or more yards- 46 vs. Metter, 51 against Bacon, 52 at Bryan County and 50 in the Pit in the Vidalia game.

Receiving

Date Result Opponent Rec Yds Avg Lng TD
Totals 52 892 17.2 52 4
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 2 31 15.5 17 1
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 1 4 4.0 4
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 8 129 16.1 35
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 6 84 14.0 39
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 5 88 17.6 46
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 6 124 20.7 51 1
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 4 93 23.3 52 1
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 4 74 18.5 50
10/19 L 14-35 Jeff Davis 4 104 26.0 36 1
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 7 83 11.9 24
11/09 L 14-49 Dublin 5 78 15.6 33

Senior Defensive Back Demetrius Owens- First-Team All-Region 2

Demetrius Owens pressures Hancock Central’s quarterback

Demetrius Owens has always been a fine one-on-one tackler for the Toombs County Bulldogs. The senior averaged 5.8 tackles in the 10 games he played. He had a season-high 12 against Hancock Central and 11 versus Jeff Davis. He was also was credited with six TFL’s. For the second straight year Demetrius is a First-Team All-Region 2 defensive back. Watch Demetrius Highlights

Tackles

Date Result Opponent Total Tackles TFL’s
Totals 58 6.0
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 4
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 12 2.0
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 3
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 2
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 7 1.0
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 4 1.0
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 1 1.0
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 8
10/19 L 14-35 Jeff Davis 11
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 6 1.0

Senior Defensive Back Ashlee Ashley- First-Team All-Region 2

Senior Ashlee Ashley intercepts a pass against Swainsboro

For the second season Ashlee Ashley is a First-Team All-Region 2 defensive back. Triple A as TCHS public address announcer Mike Wiggins calls him made his biggest defensive play in the Pit on Senior Night. Ashley picked off a pass and returned it 30-yards for a touchdown to tie Swainsboro with no time left in the third quarter.  Watch Ashley Highlights

Ashlee tallied a season-high 11 tackles against Vidalia and averaged 4.1 tackles per game.

Tackles

Date Result Opponent Total Tackles TFL’s
Totals 45 1.0
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 3
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 2
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 3
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 2
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 8
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 3
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 3
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 11 1.0
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 8
11/09 L 14-49 Dublin 2

Junior Linebacker Caleb Hartley- First-Team All-Region 2

Caleb Hartley and the Bulldogs create a pile on Bryan County’s Terron Dixon

Caleb Harley was a transfer from Florida, the son of new outside linebacker coach Charlie Hartley. Once the Bulldog coaching staff saw him on the field they knew they he would play linebacker. In seven of the 11 games this season Caleb was in on 10 tackles or more and he averaged 10.7 per Friday night. His most active game was the overtime win at Metter. He took part in 24 tackles against the running Tigers and had a TFL.  Watch Hartley Highlights

Tackles

Date Result Opponent Total Tackles TFL’s
Totals 117 11.0
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 10 2.0
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 11 2.0
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 12 2.0
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 11
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 24 1.0
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 9 2.0
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 12
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 5
10/19 L 14-35 Jeff Davis 6
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 6 1.0
11/09 L 14-49 Dublin 11 1.0

Sacks

Date Result Opponent Sacks Yds lost Hurries
Totals 1.0 6 7
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 1.0 6 2
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 2
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 2
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 1

Sophomore Running Back D.J. Mincey- Second-Team All-Region 2

D.J. Mincey scores the game-winning TD in OT at Metter

In his first season running the ball for the Toombs County Bulldogs, D.J. Mincey led the team in rushing yards with 768 and touchdowns with 14. The sophomore scored at least a TD in 9-of-11 games. He scored two touchdowns against Savannah Christian, Bacon County, Vidalia, Swainsboro and Dublin. His biggest and most important TD came in overtime in Metter to clinch a 20-17 victory.  Watch Mincey Highlights

Rushing

Date Result Opponent Car Yds Avg Lng 100+ TD
Totals 125 768 6.1 40 1 14
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 16 74 4.6 21 0 1
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 11 40 3.6 29 0 1
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 7 91 13.0 31 0 2
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 11 30 2.7 8 0
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 8 50 6.3 12 0 1
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 10 104 10.4 40 1 2
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 7 96 13.7 32 0
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 8 74 9.3 20 0 2
10/19 L 14-35 Jeff Davis 14 59 4.2 11 0 1
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 13 71 5.5 21 0 2
11/09 L 14-49 Dublin 20 79 4.0 19 0 2

Senior Offensive Lineman Treyvon Wiggins- Second-Team All-Region 2

Senior Treyvon Wiggins (78) and Chase Miller double team a Tiger

When the season began Treyvon Wiggins was the only returning starter on the offensive line. Wiggins played right guard and he excelled at both run and passing blocking in 2018. “He gets in the squat rack on Monday and he is the strongest kid we got in the lower body,” head coach Richie Marsh said. “When he is on, he is on and there have been nights where he has just played fantastic.” Watch Treyvon Highlights

Sophomore Defensive Lineman Robert Kent- Second-Team All-Region 2

Robert Kent rushes the QB in the Hancock Central game

Robert Kent was the only Bulldog to make the Second-Team All-Region 2 on defensive. The sophomore lineman made contributions in each of the 11 games. He was most active game was against Bacon County as he topped out with eight tackles and three TFL’s.

Tackles

Date Result Opponent Total  Tackles TFL’s
Totals 38 5.0
08/17 W 35-0 Twiggs County 1
08/24 W 14-8 Hancock Central 5
08/31 L 21-49 Savannah Christian 3
09/07 L 14-21 Claxton 3
09/21 W 20-17 Metter 3
09/28 W 42-21 Bacon County 8 3.0
10/05 W 41-7 Bryan County 4
10/12 L 14-45 Vidalia 5
10/19 L 14-35 Jeff Davis 1 1.0
11/02 L 20-21 Swainsboro 1
11/09 L 14-49 Dublin 4 1.0