Lyons, GA. – March 29, 2023 | Coach Derek James
On Wednesday afternoon, the Toombs County Bulldog Baseball team hosted Emanuel County Institute in a non region game that was initially supposed to be played in Twin City.
ECI captured the lead in the second inning when an ECI Bulldog drove in a run on a single, but the Bulldogs from Toombs County would recapture the lead for good with six runs of their own in the fourth.
In the big inning for Toombs County, Ryder Sears singled on a 0-2 count that drove in two runs. Tucker Braddy singled on a 3-2 count, scoring a run. Trayvone Harris added a single scoring one run, and Brantley Upshaw finished things off with a single that added two more runs. The Toombs County Bulldogs would pull away and win 8-4.
Lucas O’Conner started the game for Toombs County. The righty lasted one and one-third innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out one and walking one. Harris earned the victory for the Dawgs. The right-hander surrendered two runs on seven hits over five and two-thirds innings, striking out two.
Toombs County collected ten hits in the game. Upshaw, Jesus Quintero, Harris, and Braddy each had multiple hits for the Dawgs.