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Dominant Performance Leads Toombs County to Victory Over #7 Ranked 3A Dougherty County

Lyons, GA. – December 4, 2023 | Head Coach Jared Goodwin

The Toombs County men’s basketball team embarked on a lengthy journey, traveling 3 hours and 15 minutes west to Edison, Georgia, to face the 7th ranked team in 3A, Dougherty County. The support from those who made the trip was immensely appreciated and certainly paid off, as Toombs County clinched a hard-fought 53-45 victory over Dougherty, improving their record to an impressive 5-1.

Dominic Eason, consistently a formidable presence on the court, delivered another standout performance on Saturday. He racked up 19 points, alongside 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, and a block shot. The fourth quarter was pivotal for Toombs, with two crucial shots making the difference. Parker Stanley hit a critical 12-foot jumper with about 2 minutes remaining to maintain Toombs’ lead. Shortly after, Juju Cutler sank a significant 3-pointer with just 50.9 seconds left, extending the lead to 6 points. Cutler finished with a well-rounded 7 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists. Stanley contributed 11 points, 6 of which came in the crucial fourth quarter, along with 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Jesus Quintero added an essential 13 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals, while Mike Polke had a balanced contribution of 3 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, and a block. Marion James also played a key role with 5 rebounds.

Looking ahead, Toombs County has two home games this week. Fans are encouraged to come and support the teams. The schedule includes the JV men’s team playing at 4:15 PM on Tuesday, followed by the girls’ team at 6:00 PM and the varsity men’s team at 7:30 PM against Dublin. Then, on Saturday, the JV team will play at 12:00 noon, the girls’ team at 1:30 PM, and the varsity men’s team at 3:00 PM against Jeff Davis.

Let’s rally behind our DAWGS as they aim for more victories! #BeADOG!