TCHS Gets Win Over Wheeler
Courtesy of TCHS
The Lady Bulldogs of Toombs County High School opened up their season last Saturday with a game against Wayne County. TCHS dropped that game, but bounced back with a win over Wheeler County on Monday of this week to even up their record. vs. Wayne
Toombs wasn't able to get much going against the Yellow Jackets of Wayne. The Jackets took the win over the Lady Bulldogs, 2-0. vs. Wheeler
On Monday the Toombs County Lady Dogs defeated the Wheeler County Bulldogs 9-1 in Lyons.
Toombs County got things moving in the first inning, when Shay Stringer doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Toombs County tallied four runs in the third inning. Emerson Powell and Riley Lumley both contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Casey Cantwell was the winning pitcher for Toombs County. The righthander lasted five and a third innings, allowing six hits and one run while striking out five. Krista Cantwell threw twothirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.
McCranie was on the rubber for Wheeler County. The pitcher surrendered nine runs on 11 hits over five and a third innings, striking out one.
Toombs County racked up 11 hits on the day. Aniston Powell, Lumley, and Cantwell each had multiple hits for Toombs. Powell went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Toombs County in hits.
Coach Hayne Brant said, “I am glad we were able to bounce back after a tough loss on Saturday. Our girls came out with a mind set to take care of business and get back in the win column.”