Lyons, GA. – September 15, 2023
The Toombs County Bulldogs’ esports team kicked off their preseason campaign in spectacular fashion, securing a clean sweep of all four matchups in the opening week of Splatoon 3 action. Bulldog fans were treated to an exhilarating display of skill and teamwork as the first and second teams delivered impressive victories.
First-Team Bulldogs’ Dominance Over Piedmont Wildcats
The day began with a resounding 3-0 victory over the Piedmont Wildcats of Piedmont, Oklahoma. The Bulldogs wasted no time establishing dominance in the first matchup, Turf War, where they secured 60.4% coverage to the Wildcats’ 29%. Ethan Heath led the charge with an impressive 11 splats and 3 specials.
Rainmaker proved to be another triumph for the Bulldogs, as they outclassed the Wildcats with a final score of 99-39. Jack Williams spearheaded this effort with 23 splats and five specials. In the final round, Splat Zones, the Bulldogs emerged victorious in knockout fashion, with Christian Castro contributing 6 splats and 3 specials.
Rematch Triumphs Over Seckinger High School
In the second match of the day, the Bulldogs faced off against Seckinger High School of Buford, Georgia, in a highly-anticipated rematch of the 1st Round of the Fall 2022 Splatoon 3 Georgia League playoffs, where the Bulldogs had triumphed 3-0.
The Bulldogs once again asserted their dominance, clinching the match with a score of 3-1. Turf War saw the Bulldogs seize victory with a commanding 58.2% to 29.3% coverage, led by Jack Williams, who racked up 15 splats and 2 specials. Rainmaker proved to be another successful round for the Bulldogs, who won 94-41, with Jack Williams delivering 22 splats and 3 specials. Despite a last-second upset loss in the third round, the Bulldogs rallied for a decisive Tower Control win, sealing the match in knockout fashion. Jack Williams led the charge in this round with 10 splats and 1 special.
Second Splatoon Team Shines
The Bulldogs’ second Splatoon team also had a remarkable start to their season, securing dominant wins over Bishop Ludden High School of Syracuse, New York, and Windermere High School of Windermere, Florida.
Both teams are scheduled to return to action this Thursday for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and next Tuesday marks the start of the second week of the Splatoon 3 preseason. Head Coach Tyler Corley expressed his excitement for the rest of the season, stating, “These matches have been vital to our team’s preparation as we approach the regular season. They’ve given us valuable insights into what we need to work on, and I’m confident that our team will continue to improve and excel as we move forward.”
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