Bulldogs Sit At #4 In State
The Toombs County High School Bulldogs basketball teams took on Appling County on Tuesday of last week and then hosted Tattnall County on Friday. The boys won both of their games as they improved to 20-2 on the year and 9-0 in Region play. During the Appling County contest Dominic Eason became the alltime leading scorer for the Bulldogs as he broke the record held by Chuck Hill.
With the wins the Bulldogs have now moved up to the #4 ranking in the State in AA.
Girls vs. Appling
The Lady Bulldogs gave it their all, but came up short to the Lady Pirates in Appling last week. Toombs fell to Appling, 68-45.
Boys vs. Appling
In an unforgettable evening for Toombs County Men’s Basketball, Dominic Eason eclipsed Chuck Hill’s longstanding all-time scoring record of 1,250 points without even realizing he was on the brink of history.
During Tuesday night’s game at Appling County, Dominic showcased his talent as usual, turning the game into an exhilarating display of athleticism with his dunk-dominated performance. His first few baskets, including two dunks, a layup, and another dunk, quickly brought him to the verge of setting the new record. Then, with yet another dunk still in the first quarter, he surpassed Chuck Hill’s record, setting a new benchmark at 1,252 points. Dominic ended the game with an impressive 25 points and 6 rebounds.
The game itself was a triumph for Toombs, who won decisively with a score of 81-43, thanks in part to the team’s total of 13 dunks; 10 of which were courtesy of Eason. Marion James contributed 2 dunks, and Juju Cutler added one. Key players included Jesus Quintero with 19 points, 3 rebounds, and 8 assists; Marion James with 13 points and 5 rebounds; and Juju Cutler with 10 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 steals. Parker Stanley, Gavin Fletcher, and Cornelius Bullard also made notable contributions to the team’s victory.
Toombs led the game 24-10 by the end of the first quarter and had extended that lead to 49-19 by halftime. In the third quarter the Bulldogs were on top 70-35, and they took the win, 8145.
Girls vs. Tattnall
The Lady Bulldogs fell on Friday night at home against the Lady Warriors of Tattnall. Tattnall pulled away and went on to win the game, 74- 58.
Boys vs. Tattnall
It was close in the first quarter with the Bulldogs holding a 13-10 lead over the Warriors. But in the second the TCHS offense got to work as they pulled away to a continued from page
36-18 halftime lead. In the second half the scoring slowed, but the Bulldogs led 48-27 at the end of the third quarter, and they took the win, 63- 34.
Toombs was led by Quintero with 21 points, with Eason and Mike Polke each scoring 15 points in the win.
This is the final week of the regular season for the Bulldogs. They hosted Windsor Forest on Tuesday after presstime. They will be back in action on Friday at Pierce County at 6:00 p.m., and then wrap up the season on Saturday at Tattnall County at 2:00 p.m.