D.R. Meadows Middle School Career

Toombs County Middle School- D.R. played on two teams that made it to the Final Four in the MGMSAA. In 2012 the Bullups finished second.

2013 Season

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups followed the path of the Toombs County High School Varsity and Junior Varsity baseball teams by winning their season opener. The Pups scored all five of their runs in the first two innings and held on to a 5-2 win over William James from Statesboro.

D.R. Meadows and Lane Adams both walked in the first inning and scored and then in the second Meadows doubled to right field and scored on two wild pitches.

Tanner Hattaway struck out nine Dublin batters, walked only two and did not allow a ball to be hit out of the infield in pitching a five inning no-hitter in the Toombs County Middle School’s 10-0 home win.

In the final inning Dublin hit a ball off Hattaway’s glove. However, shortstop D.R. Meadows charged the ball and made a perfect throw to first to keep the no-hitter alive. On offense Meadows, the leadoff hitter, went 2-for-4 and scored three runs.

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups came out swinging the bat and scored six runs in the first inning on their way to an 11-1 five inning home win over J.R. Trippe. .R. Meadows stroked two hits in the opening inning and three in the game and scored two runs.

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups came out swinging the bat and scored six runs in the first inning on their way to an 11-1 five inning home win over J.R. Trippe.

D.R. Meadows stroked two hits in the opening inning and three in the game and scored two runs, Lane Adams had two hits and scored three runs and Hogan White went 3-for-3. Anthony DiBenedetto had a hit and scored two runs and was the winning pitcher. He threw all five innings and allowed four hits and an earned run with two strikeouts. The Bullpups made only one error. Hall Graham (second base) and Christian Conley (left field) each made a nice catch. Meadows got out of a long run down between second and third base.

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups have lost three games this season and all have been by the slimmest of margins- one single run. All three defeats have been region losses at West Laurens,

At Dodge County and on Thursday at home to East Laurens. The Falcons scored three runs in the fifth on two hits and two Bullpup errors to pull out a 5-4 win. oombs took a 3-0 lead in the first inning. D.R. Meadows (3-for-4) led off with a triple and scored.

The Bullpups made a couple of errors and along with an EL hit the Falcons tied the game. However, on the game-tying hit shortstop D.R. Meadows made a heady play. He faked a throw home which drew the runner off second and then he tagged him for the second out of the inning. Meadows went 1-for-3 with two walks and drove in a run.

Toombs County Middle School Bullpups beat East Laurens 6-3 in the quarter final round of the MGMSAA playoffs. The victory avenged a 5-4 loss at home, to the same team, seven days earlier and advances the Bullpups to the final four for the second straight season.

East Laurens almost pulled out the victory in regulation. TCMS led 3-1 going to the bottom of the sixth when EL scored an earned run to pull to within one. In the bottom of the seventh the Bullpups made a couple of errors and along with an EL hit the Falcons tied the game. However, on the game-tying hit shortstop D.R. Meadows made a heady play. He faked a throw home which drew the runner off second and then he tagged him for the second out of the inning. With two-out and a runner at third, left fielder Christian Conley ran down a ball for the third out.

West Laurens defeated Toombs County 8-2 in the semifinals.

2012 Season

The Toombs Middle School Bullpups opened up region play with a 13-8 home win over Swainsboro. The Bullpups scored 12 runs in the second and built up a 13-1 lead. D .R. Meadows had two RBI singles.

The Toombs County Middle School baseball team rebounded from back-to-back losses to West Laurens (home) and J.R. Trippe (away) by playing a more complete game in an 11-3 home win over the Dodge County Warriors. Leadoff hitter D.R. Meadows walked twice and singled once while scoring two runs.

Four Toombs County Middle School pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter in a 11-0 win at Swainsboro. Logan McGowan, Austin Williams, Tanner Hattaway and D.R. Meadows all pitched a piece of the no-no before rain and hail stopped the game.

The Toombs County Middle School Bullpups wrapped up their regular season with a 4-3 home victory over Bleckley County and heading to the MGMSAA Playoffs they will be seeded third. D.R. Meadows went 2-for-4 and scored runs in the third and fourth innings.

It was tight the whole way. But, the Toombs County Middle School Bullpups pulled out a 4-3 home win over Dublin in the first round of the MGMSAA Playoffs. Toombs won the game on offense in the fifth. D.R. Meadows (1-for-4 with two runs scored) led off with a single

The Toombs County Middle School baseball team defeated East Laurens 3-2 in the semifinals of the MGMSAA Tournament and then in the championship match up against number one seed and host school, West Laurens, the Pups season came to an end with a 9-0 loss.

In the second right fielder D.R. Meadows made two catches and third baseman Jalen Mobley handled a ground ball.