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Bulldogs Continue To Roll

Mike Branch Sports Editor

The Toombs County High School basketball teams took on the Herons of Brantley County on Tuesday of last week, the Irish of Dublin on Friday and then were at Twiggs County on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs got a win over Twiggs, while the boys won all three of their games. The boys are now 18-2 on the year and are 7-0 in Region action.

Girls vs. Brantley

The Lady Bulldogs dropped a close one to the Lady Herons. Toombs fell in the contest 42-39.

Boys vs. Brantley

Brantley County, led by twin brothers Patrick and Tucker O’Quinn, kept the competition tight, with the first quarter ending with a 16-15 score. The Bulldogs extended that to a 28-24 lead by halftime.

In the third quarter, Toombs outscored Brantley 18-9 to take a 46-33 lead into the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs pulled away to take the win, 6544.

Dominic Eason spearheaded Toombs County’s effort with 18 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals. Coming off the bench, Gavin Fletcher contributed 16 points and 2 blocks, while Jesus Quintero added 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 steals.

Girls vs. Dublin

Toombs fell behind early in the girls game against the Lady Irish. Dublin was in front 24-10 at the end of the first quarter and held a 36-18 lead at halftime.

Toombs struggled to get anything to fall in the third quarter as the Irish pushed their lead to 5620. Dublin took the win, 62-30.

Boys vs. Dublin

In the boys game, the Bulldogs jumped out to an 11-2 lead in the first quarter. They extended their lead to 31-9 by the end of the first half.

In the second half, Dublin got things going, but Toombs led 44-19 at the end of the third. Dublin made a run in the fourth, but Toombs held on to get the win, 52-37.

Toombs was led by Eason with 23 points.

Girls vs. Twiggs

The Lady Bulldogs cruised to a win on Saturday in Jeffersonville to Twiggs. Toombs rolled to a 54-17 win over Twiggs.

Boys vs. Twiggs

It was a close first half between the Bulldogs and the Cobras, but Toombs pulled away in the second half of the game. Toombs was on top 17-13 at the end of the first quarter, but in the second, Twiggs went on a run to take a 2926 lead over the Bulldogs into halftime.

In the third quarter the Bulldogs came out on fire as they outscored Twiggs 29-4. That put TCHS on top 55-33. Toombs closed it out in the fourth and took the win, 70-39.

TCHS had three players in double figures on the night with Demetrius Cutler leading the way with 15 points. Eason added 14 points and Fletcher scored 12 in the win.

This week Toombs was at Appling on Tuesday after presstime. They will be back in action on Friday at home against Tattnall County at 6:00 p.m.

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