February 12, 21012 was the last time the Toombs County Bulldogs beat rival Vidalia in basketball, Those Dawgs opened up a 21 point lead and held on for a four point victory. On the twelfth day of December in 2015 it looked like the current bunch of Bulldogs might pull off the feat again. TCHS led 17-13 after the opening quarter and the game was tied at 45 going to the fourth. However, that is when the undefeated Indians took control of the game, with their defense and 3-point shooting, and pulled away to a 72-56 win in their first trip to the brand new Toombs County gym.
D.R. Meadows scored five quick points in the first quarter and he sank three 3-balls in the third period and led TCHS with 14 points. Freshman Tyrese Lewis came off the bench and hit two 3-pointers and scored 12 points. Jalen Mobley dropped in a a second quarter 3-pointer and scored 10 and Jordan Usher was 4-for-4 at the line and he scored 10. Andre Clark chipped in six points and Keshawn Morgan and Bronza Jones each had one.
Will Chamblis swished three 3-pointers in the first quarter and made two more in the fourth and scored 22 points for Vidalia. Laquntez Walker hit a pair of 3-balls and scored 22.
The Vidalia Lady Indians defeated Toombs County 72-29. Shakevia Knight scored seven points, Ashia Shipman, Christine Mobley, Joann Gomez and Dominique Jones each scored five and Demetria Jones had two for TCHS. Regan Norfleet led Vidalia with 17 and Quinise Price had 10.
The Vidalia B-Team boys were a 44-13 winner. For Toonbs Karis Hardin had five, Raekwon Williams four, Tivean Ashley three and JaQuail Boyd 1.
TCHS loses a pair in first trip to Coastal Empire
The Toombs County Bulldogs ran into a buzz saw in their first trip to the Coastal Empire. The Dawgs were matched up against Jenkins, the defending AAA GHSA State Champs, in the Warriors first home game of the season plus they were trying to win for their coach. Bakari Bryant had 99 wins going into the game and the Warriors got him number 100 with a convincing 70-44 victory.
Jalen Mobley led TCHS with 20 points. The junior hit three second half 3-pointers and he had four in the game. D.R. Meadows scored seven points, Bronza Jones four, Keshwan Morgan and Andre Clark each had three and Jordan Usher and Alex Blount scored one.
The Lady Bulldogs lost to Jenkins 61-37. Demetria Jones got off to a hot start hitting three 3-pointers in the first quarter as Toombs County opened up a 14-12 lead after the first quarter. Jones finished with 17 points, 15 were scored in the first half.
TCHS trailed 24-21 at half and 37-30 after three quarters. However, the game got way from Toombs in the fourth quarter. The Lady Warriors outscored TCHS 24-7 in the final eight minutes.
Jocelyn Walker and Joann Gomez each scored seven points, Ashia Shipman had three, Bailey Odum two and Dominique Jones one.