Metter takes whistlethon to open up Region 2 play

In a game with plenty of whistles. The Toombs County Bulldogs were called for 26 fouls and the Metter Tigers 32. Metter, despite shooting 15 fewer free throws than Toombs, raced away in the fourth quarter to a 79-58 home Region 2 victory.

The Bulldogs made 27-of-their-43 free throws (62.8%). However, the Dawgs were outshot from the field. Metter sank 13 more field goals than TCHS including six more 3-pointers. Two reserves came off the Metter bench and scored a combined 15 of the Tigers’ 23 fourth quarter points. Tybias Young scored 8 and Immanuel Hackett 7 in the final period.

Toombs County trailed 16-13 after the first quarter, 39-28 at half and 56-46 after three. The Tigers dominated the fourth quarter 23-12.

Tyrese Lewis led the Bulldogs with 16 points, Drekari Jones had 13 and Karis Young 10. Tybias Young topped Metter with 17, Ean Royal scored 13 and Lane Young 11.

The (1-3 overall) (0-1 Region 2) Bulldogs will play at Appling County on Saturday, December 1 at 5:30 p.m.

1 2 3 4 Final
Toombs County 13 15 18 12 58
Metter 16 23 17 23 79
(1-3) (0-1) Toombs County Bulldogs Stats

Starters

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT% Points
Karis Harden 3 3 2 1 3 7 42.8 10
Tyrese Lewis 1 6 5 1 3 4 75.0 16
Tekelia Baker 4 1 1 0 2 6 33.3 4
Drekari Jones 1 3 3 0 7 12 58.3 13
Josh Kelley 4 1 1 0 6 6 100 8

Reserves

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT% Points
Me’elle Merrion 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Ashlee Ashley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D.J. Mincey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trey Cloud 1 0 0 0 1 2 50.0 1
Julian Mann 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Heath 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brannon Usher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Caleb Hartley 3 0 0 0 2 2 100 2
Nykawn Coleman 5 0 0 0 3 4 75.0 3
Totals 26 15 13 2 27 43 62.8 58
 (2-0) (1-0) Metter Tigers

Starters

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT% Points
Royal 3 5 2 3 0 0 13
Deloach 4 1 1 0 1 2 50.0 3
Cone 1 2 0 2 0 0 6
Dekle 2 0 0 0 4 6 66.7 4
Smith 2 3 2 1 2 2 100 9

Reserves

Fouls FG 2P 3P FT FTA FT%   Points
Hackett 2 3 3 0 3 5 60.0 9
Collins 3 1 0 1 0 0 3
Altman 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Williams 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
T. Young 2 7 6 1 2 3 66.7 17
Davis 4 2 2 0 1 4 25.0 5
L. Young 4 4 4 0 3 4 75.0 11
Totals 32 28 20 8 16 28 57.1 79