In their second game of the season, at Tattnall County, the Toombs County junior varsity football team gave up a long TD run on the first play from scrimmage and they lost. In game their third game Appling County, the Bulldogs got off their bus ready to play on defense and they didn’t yield a single point in a 27-0 win. Watch a slideshow
The Bulldog offense set Appling up with turnovers in the opening half, including a lost fumble at the TCHS 16. But, no matter what the situation, the TCHS defense didn’t break or even bend. In addtion the Toombs secondary picked off three passes. Jonathan Williams, Karis Harden and Noah Anderson each intercepted a Pirate pass.
On offense the Dawgs were the faster team. Williams opened the scoring with a 58-yard touchdown run with 6:36 to play in the first quarter. The freshman fullback started the run by going up the middle and when he didn’t see any daylight he bolted to his left and ran down the Bulldog sideline all by himself.
Fellow fullback Jeidon Sistrunk scored a pair of 10-yard TD’s on pitches from quarterback Cole Graham with 3:31 to play in the second quarter to give TCHS a 14-0 halftime lead and then he ended the scoring with 8:03 left in the fourth quarter.
JaQuail Boyd, who played an active game on the defensive line, showed he still has running back speed by traveling 52-yards for a third quarter touchdown with 4:04 showing on the Jimmy Swain scoreboard. Boyd also recovered two fumbles.
The Dawgs also had a 90-yard tD run by KeShawn Morgan called back on a penalty.
Cole Williamson kicked two extra points and drilled a kickoff into the end zone. Ricardo Santana made one-0f-two of his PAT attempts.