Toombs Season Winding Down
The Toombs County High School basketball team faced off with rival Vidalia on Tuesday of last week, East Laurens on Friday and then Metter on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs won 2-3 games while the boys fell in all three.
Girls vs. Vidalia
The Lady Bulldogs got the big Region and rivalry win over Vidalia on Tuesday of last week. Toombs jumped out to an 18-8 lead over the Lady Indians and led 37-23 in the second period of the game.
TCHS pulled away and took the win 66-47 over VHS.
Boys vs. VHS
VHS held a 15-5 lead at the end of the first period, and pushed that lead to 33-9 by the end of the first half of the game.
In the third period the Bulldogs finally got a bit of offense going, but they still trailed 50-25 heading to the fourth. VHS took the win, 69-36.
TCHS vs. E. Laurens
The Lady Bulldogs had a tough run against the Lady Falcons of East Laurens on Friday at home. East Laurens ran away with a 69-36 win over TCHS. In the boys game the Bulldogs kept it close, but fell just four points short to the Falcons. Toombs dropped the game 52-48 in the Region contest.
Girls vs. Metter
The TCHS girls rolled to a win over the Lady Tigers of Metter at home on Saturday. Toombs took the early lead and picked up the win, 51-25.
Boys vs. Metter It took overtime for this game to be decided, but it was Metter that came out on top. Toombs led 10-7 at the end of the first, and pushed that lead to 25-18 by halftime.
In the third Metter came back and took the lead 38-37 heading to the fourth. Toombs tied the game late to send it to overtime, 51-51. In the first overtime both teams managed 8 points sending it to double overtime tied at 59-59. In the second overtime Metter came out on top, winning the game 67-63. The Lady Bulldogs are 10-10 on the year and are 6-5 in the Region while the boys are 4-16 and are 2-9 in Region play. This week Toombs will play their last regular season games on Friday when they travel to Woodville-Tompkins at 6:00 p.m.