Bleckley County rolls to a 12-1 win in Lyons

The Bleckley County Royals outhit the Toombs County Bulldogs 9-2 and outscored them 12-1 in a five inning non-region game played at Jacky Jones Field in Lyons. The only two Bulldogs to stroke a hit were Chandler Lynn and Martin Stephens. Lynn, a freshman, has a six-game hitting streak. Stephens has a three-game streak and the senior has a .418 batting average. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R…

March 29, 2018

6-run 4th sinks the Bulldogs at Jeff Davis

The last time the Toombs County Bulldogs were in Hazlehurst, playing the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets, was in late May in the GHSA State Semifinals. JD scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth to rally and beat the Dawgs 9-6 in game 1 and then they rolled through game in route to winning the AA State Championship. In the first 2018 regular season game between the two the…

March 27, 2018

Bacon County beats the Bulldogs 8-7 in 8

Holding on to a late game lead has been almost a season long problem for the Toombs County Bulldogs. Once again, at Bacon County, a potential Region 2 victory slipped through the Bulldogs hands in the late innings. The Raiders scored an unearned run, with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, to tie the game at 7-all and then Bacon scored the game-winner, with two down in…

March 23, 2018

Appling County shutouts the Bulldogs on two hits

Four Appling County pitchers limited the Toombs County Bulldogs to only two hits in the Pirates 9-0 win at Jacky Jones Field in Lyons. Meanwhile, three Bulldog pitchers allowed only five hits. However, the Dawgs walked 11 batters and the defense made four errors. Chandler Lynn had a one-out single for TCHS in the first inning and Brock Harrison doubled to lead off the fourth inning.   1 2 3…

March 22, 2018

JV Bulldogs take down Vidalia Indians in lightening shortened game

The Toombs County junior varsity baseball team played a solid three-plus innings, at Vidalia, opening up an 8-0 lead and holding the Indians to just one hit while making no errors in a game that was stopped by lightening with one out in the bottom of the fourth inning. The game will not completed or re-played. Sophomore lefty Trey Cloud pitched 3 1/3 innings of shutout ball striking out two…

March 20, 2018

Two big Benedictine innings take down the Bulldogs in the Lyons rematch

On Tuesday, in Savannah, the Benedictine Cadets scored single runs in the fourth and fifth innings to nip Toombs County 2-1. In the rematch, at Jacky Jones Field in Lyons, the Cadets scored three times in the first inning and five more runs in the third to sweep the Bulldogs with an 8-5 Region 2 victory. Benedictine is the only 4-0 team in the region. The Bulldogs fall to 1-3….

March 16, 2018

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…

March 15, 2018

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

March 13, 2018

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….