Bulldogs turn on the offense in the 2nd half as they win their 1st game of the season

For the first half of their home game against Bryan County, the Toombs County Bulldog offense was inconsistent. The Dawgs scored 14 points in the first quarter and only five in the second and they trailed 27-19 at the break. However, in the scond half TCHS was a different team. The Bulldogs scored 23 points in the third quarter and 21 in the fourth in their 63-53 victory. This was the Bulldogs first win of the season and the first in new head coach Ryan Lewis’s Toombs County career.

Junior guard Tyrese Lewis scored half of TCHS’s 44 second half points. After scoring 10 points in the first half by hitting a 3-pointer and a two in each quarter, Lewis erupted for 14 points in the third quarter and eight in the fourth for his career-high 32 points. Lewis made a 3-pointer, five two’s and a free throw in the third quarter and then he scored a bucket and made 6-of-8 free throws in the fourth quarter.

Karis Harden scored nine of his 11 points in the second half and Tekaila Baker tossed in half of his 10 in the final period.

Boys Game

1 2 3 4 F
Bryan County 9 18 12 14 53
Toombs County 14 5 23 21 63

Points- Tyrese Lewis 32, Karis Harden 11, Tekeila Baker 10, Drekari Jones 4, Tyreke Butler 2, Taylor Smith 2 and Alex Hunt 2.

Girls Game

1 2 3 4 F
Bryan County 14 11 18 16 59
Toombs County 10 2 11 11 34

Points- Christine Mobley 13, Shakevia Knight 8, Ashunti Campbell 5, Calvnika Davis 4 and Kaleigh Holmes 4.

Karis Harden tries to draw a charge
Tyrese Lewis gets ready to sink a 3-pointer
Tyrese Lewis drive to the hoop and scores 2
Coach Ryan Lewis with the game ball after his first TCHS win