Athletics Update/Weekly Schedule - 2/28

I would like to congratulate both our Girls and Boys Basketball teams on great seasons! Both groups advanced to the State Tournament as Region Champions and were able to host home playoff games. 

The girls season came to an end on Tuesday night after they were defeated by the Lamar County Lady Trojans.

The boys advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with a victory over the Jasper County Hurricanes on Wednesday night. On Saturday night the boys were defeated by a talented Model Blue Devils team from Rome. 

On Friday at the Thomasville Center for the Arts, the THS Literary team captured its fourth consecutive Region 1-AA Championship. The team captured the title with 68 total points, 2nd place Fitzgerald totaled 38 points. Event Champions include: Cole Ridenour in International Extemporaneous Speaking, Ellie Griffin in Humorous Oral Interpretation, Emily Sumner in Dramatic Oral Interpretation, Ellie Griffin and Turner Conger in Duo Oral Interpretation, Casiana Lummer in Argumentative Essay, Brantley Taylor in Rhetorical Essay, Turner Conger in Boys Solo, and the Quartet consisting of Cole Ridenour, Aidan Lee, Hogan Watson, and Zachary Meeks. Congratulations to the team and coaches! All first place finishers will compete at the GHSA State Literary Meet at Georgia Military College on Saturday, March 26th.

A special Thank You goes out to all the staff members that helped serve as timers and monitors throughout the day on Friday as well!

The THS Golf team had its first match of the year this past week at Country Oaks and came away victorious over TCC and Berrien County. Junior Brycen Jones, the defending AA State Low Medalist, led the Bulldogs with a 9 hole score of 37. The Bulldogs had a team score of 182 while TCC shot 184, and Berrien finished with a 189.

The THS Baseball team went 3-1 on the week defeating Pelham on Monday, Cairo on Friday, and Seminole County on Saturday. The Dogs are 6-2 on the young season. 

The boys Soccer team remained undefeated in Region play with victories on the road over Worth County and Fitzgerald this week. The girls also defeated Worth on Tuesday, while falling to Fitzgerald on Friday. Both varsity teams return to action at home this week with Tift County on Tuesday and Worth County on Friday. 

The girls tennis team picked up two big region wins this week over Early County and Cook County. 

Track and Field season is also under way as the Bulldogs travelled to Godby for the Jesse Forbes Inv. this weekend. Nolan Barnes placed 1st in the High Jump, while Cam Bates finished 4th in the Shot Put.

The middle school track team also travelled to Godby on Friday. Below are the results from that meet.

Long Jump: Kyli Alexander 5th place
Shot Put: Sullivan Barfield 10th Place
4x800 Meter relay: Madison Clark, Raven Johnson, Ariyanna Lovejoy, Gabrielle Jones 5th Place
100 Meter Hurdles: Makayla Clark 6th Place
100 Meter Dash: Kyli Alexander 7th Place
1600 Meter Run: Remya Sexion 9th Place
4x100 Meter Relay: A'Naijah Thurman, Madison Clark, Kyli Alexander, Makayla Clark 4th Place
200 Meter Dash: Kyli Alexander 2nd Place
4x400 Meter Relay: A'Naijah Thurman, Olivia Barnes, Kyli Alexander, Makayla Clark  2nd Place
High Jump: Ke'Miyah Wyche 10th place

High Jump: Cameron Hill 7th place, Adam Barnes 8th Place, Zavien Clark 9th place 
Shot Put: Rylee Miller 8th Place
4x800 Meter relay: Michael WattsLavonte Cole, Zaquorion Drew, Djaylin Sharper
100 Meter Dash: Marquis Futch 10th Place
100 Meter Dash: Adam Barnes 8th Place, Leeland Chapman 9th
4x100 Meter Relay: Joshua Williams, Zavien Clark, Kayden Walker, and Karter Walker 1st Place
400 Meter Dash: Zavien Clark 3rd Place
200 Meter Hurdles: Cameron Hill 5th Place
200 Meter: Dash Kayden Walker 2nd Place, Zavien Clark 6th place, Karter Walker 9th
4x400 Meter Relay: Zavien ClarkIsaiah JonesMarquis FutchKayden Walker  4th place
Triple Jump: Joshua Williams 6th Place, Isiah Jones 10th place

This upcoming week the Thomasville High School Gym Dogs, led by Coach Carson Singletary Kimbrell and Coach Elaina Johnson, will compete in their first meet. The ladies will be in action in Colquitt County on Saturday.

Good luck to all of our athletes and coaches this week!

Please follow our social media accounts to keep up with results throughout the week!

Go Dogs!