TCHS Bulldogs Keep Busy
It was another busy week for the Bulldogs basketball teams of Toombs County High School last week. They hosted Jeff Davis on Tuesday, hosted Swainsboro on Friday and then were at Montgomery County on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs picked up wins in two of their games while the boys dropped all three of their contests.
Girls vs. JD
In the girls game the Lady Bulldogs got a big game from KK Mobley. TCHS was up 13-10 at the end of the first period and pushed that lead to 26- 18.
Toombs was on top 39-31 at the end of the third period. In the fourth period Toombs was up 41-33 with 7:25 left in the game. Malayia Preston continued from page
made it 45-36 with 5:35 on the clock. Mobley got a runner to fall for a 47-36 lead, and it was 49-39 with 2:55 left. Mobley got another shot to fall on a fast break and Amya Bullard hit a shot as Toombs was pulling away late.
Toombs went on to win the game 53-45. Mobley had 25 points, Aniyah Mckinnon added 12 points.
Boys vs. JD
In the boys game against the Yellow Jackets, Jeff Davis jumped out to an early lead as they took the win. Jeff Davis started with a threepointer. Brantley Upshaw got the first basket for the Bulldogs, but JD pushed their lead to 9-2 with five minutes to play. Upshaw closed it to 9-4, but with 3:00 on the clock the score was 16-4. At the end of the third period the score was 18-4 with the Yellow Jackets out in front. Jeff Davis outscored the Bulldogs 23-16 in the second period to hold a 41-20 at the end of the first half. In the third period Jeff Davis continued to extend their lead and were up 57-31 at the end of the third. The Yellow Jackets picked up the win 71-49 over Toombs.
Girls vs. Swainsboro
Swainsboro was up early in this game 6-4 on Toombs, but a steal and basket by Mobley tied it at 6-6. Toombs held a 12-10 lead early in the second period of the game and led 20-19 at the end of the first half. In the fourth period Toombs was on top 41-39 when Bullard got a shot to fall. Toombs added to their lead late and took the win, 45-39.
Boys vs. Swainsboro
It was a tough game for the Bulldogs against the defending State Champions. Swainsboro jumped out to a 26-4 lead on Toombs and never looked back. By the end of the first half Swainsboro was up 34-16.
Swainsboro took the win over Toombs 69-46. Girls vs. Montgomery
The Eagles defense gave them the early lead in the girls game against the Lady Bulldogs. Toombs held TCHS to just one point in the first period to take a 7-1 lead by the buzzer. In the second period Toombs got the offense going and closed the lead to 15-12 by the end of the first half. Toombs continued to make up ground on the Eagles in the third period as MCHS was outscored 18-15 with Toombs tying the game at 30-30 heading to the fourth.
In that fourth period both teams went cold and the Lady Eagles came out on top, winning the game by the score of 37-35.
Boys vs. Montgomery
In the boys contest the Bulldogs lost a heart breaker to the Eagles of Montgomery. Toombs held the early lead at 13-12 at the end of the first, and then extended that lead in the second period, outscoring MCHS 20-12. That put the Bulldogs on top 33-24 at the end of the first half. In the third period MCHS began to make a comeback as they closed the lead to 42-36. Then in the fourth the Eagles outscored Toombs 22-15 as they claimed a one-point, 58-57 win over the Bulldogs.
This week Toombs was to host Woodville-Tompkins on Tuesday after presstime, but that game was postponted. They will be at Appling County on Friday at 6:00 p.m. and will face Portal on the road on Saturday at 6:00 p.m.