Bulldogs bounce back from a tough loss with a 15-8 victory over Screven County

Coming off a one-run road Region 2 loss at Benedictine, the Toombs County Bulldogs rebounded with a 15-8 home non-region victory over Screven County. However, the headline of the game could have been different had the top of the fifth inning mirrored the first four innings of the game. Toombs County opened up a 12-0 lead by scoring in each of the first four frames and senior pitcher Kyle Knight…

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McBride and Holton each pitch a gem, but the Cadets win 2-1 in Savannah

Based on recent history, the best way to beat Benedictine is to outpitch the Cadets. In late March of 2013 James Ethredge did just that by throwing a complete game 8-1 victory, at Jacky Jones Field, allowing just three hits with eight strikeouts and no walks. In the first matchup, of two, between the two teams in 2018 senior Dalton McBride started his first Region 2 game on the mound….

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Kyle Knight’s 7th inning, 2-out grand slam rallies the Bulldogs to a win at Bryan County

Kyle Knight stepped to the plate in the top of the seventh inning with his Toombs County Bulldogs trailing Bryan County 3-1. The bases were loaded with two outs. The senior looked at a pitch which was out of the zone from reliever Colin Brown. On the second pitch Knight became a Bulldog hero smashing the ball over the left field fence for a grand slam which put TCHS up…

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Brown 1-hits TCHS as Bryan County run-rules the Bulldogs in Region 2 opener

Last year Bryan County pitcher Dahlson Brown lost a tough home decision to the Toombs County Bulldogs by a 3-2 score. He threw 6 2/3 allowing nine hits, one earned run with four strikeouts and two walks. Now a senior, Brown got a final shot at pitching against Toombs. In both team’s Region 2 opener, at Jacky Jones Field, Brown threw five innings of one-hit ball with eight strikeouts and…

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Bulldogs avenge a 2-1 loss at Dodge with a 2-0 home win over those Indians

The Toombs County Bulldogs opened up their 2018 season with a 2-1 loss at Dodge County. In that non-region defeat the Dawgs outhit the Indians 3-2, but they made three errors and yielded an unearned run. In the rematch, at Jacky Jones Field TCHS once again outhit Dodge 3-2. However, this time the Dawgs did not make an error and they got a complete game two-hitter from pitcher Brock Harrison…

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Another Bulldog lead slips away in the late innings

The 2018 Toombs County Bulldogs have opened the season wining two of their first seven games. However, their record could and would be better if three late inning leads had not disappeared. At Long County the Bulldogs led 4-2 going to the bottom of the fifth. However, the Blue Tide rallied scoring two in the fifth and four in the sixth in an 8-4 victory. At home against Brantley, in…

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D.R. Meadows takes the hill at Gordon State

Playing his first collegiate game back in his home state of Georgia, D.R. Meadows was back in a familiar place. He was on the mound. Meadows pitched his first inning for Chipola College in the Indians win 8-5 over Gordon State in Barnesville. D.R. pitched a scoreless bottom of the sixth and struck out three batters while allowing just one base hit. Jason Fointno, a freshman from Collins Hill High…

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Knight and D. Lynn pitch the Dawgs to a comeback win at SEB while Gordy, Harrison, Graham and C. Lynn take care of the offense

Just two days after the Toombs County Bulldog bullpen gave up a seventh inning lead, in game two of a doubleheader at home against Brantley County, the Dawg pen was on it’s game in a 12-7 victory at Southeast Bulloch. Kyle Knight and Dalton Lynn, working in relief, threw a combined six innings while limiting SEB to just one earned run on three hits. Lynn threw the final three frames…

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A very, very long day at Jacky Jones Field ends in a doubleheader split

The Bulldogs were three outs away from opening up their home schedule with a doubleheader sweep of the Brantley County Herons. However, Brantley County outscored Toombs 20-7 in the final two innings of the Herons 23-13 victory in game 2- four hour plus marathon which featured 34 hits and 12 errors. The Bulldogs took game 1 by an 8-4 score for their first victory of the season after opening up…

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