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Tough Week For Toombs

Both the Toombs County High School boys and girls basketball teams won one game apiece last week. TCHS was at Jeff Davis on Tuesday, traveled to Swainsboro on Friday, and finished the week as they hosted Montgomery County on Saturday.

Girls vs. JD

The Lady Bulldogs won a close game over Jeff Davis on Tuesday. Toombs led early 5-2, and then were on top 23-16 in the second quarter. In the third Jeff Davis had closed the lead to 29-28, and then took a 30- 29 lead over Toombs. TCHS kept battling and went back ahead 42-41 late in the game and held on for a 45-42 victory.

Boys vs. JD

In the boys game JD was up 15-12 at the end of the first and they led 30-23 at halftime. In the third JD outscored Toombs 24-13 to take a 54-36 lead in to the fourth. Jeff Davis got the win 65-51 over Toombs. TCHS was led by Brantley Upshaw with 18 points, and Dominic Eason added 12 in the win.

Girls vs. Swainsboro The Lady Bulldogs fell in a blowout to Swainsboro. The score was 24-5 at the end of the first and the Lady Tigers were on top 52-10 at halftime. Swainsboro took the win over Toombs 75- 19.

Boys vs. Swainsboro

It was a tough day at Swainsboro on Friday for the Bulldogs. It was 11-3 at the end of the first with the Tigers already in control of this game. They increased their lead to 27-9 at halftime, and were on top 4818 at the end of the third period. By the end of the game the score was 61-31 with Swainsboro taking the win. Toombs was led by DJ McKinney with 10 points.

Girls vs. Montgomery

The second and third quarter of this game were the deciding factor as MCHS well outscored the Lady Bulldogs. The game was tied 11-11 at the end of the first, but in the second the Eagles took over as they took a 23-12 lead in to halftime.

MCHS pulled away in the third to hold a 44-15 lead heading to the fourth. MCHS went on to win the game 57-33.

Boys vs. Toombs

The Bulldogs handed the Eagles a loss. Toombs was on top by only two points at the end of the first, 12-10, but in the second they increased their lead to 24-16. TCHS extended that lead to 37-27 by the end of the third quarter, and the Bulldogs got the win, 54- 39. TCHS was led by Eason with 14 points, and McKinney and Upshaw each added 9 in the win.

This week the Bulldogs will play Appling County on Friday on the road with the first game starting at 6:00 p.m.

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