Jun 23

Senior squad sweeps Broughton

Brett Banks RBI laser to right gives Garner 4-3 win at Broughton. Banks big hit Garner (5-1) 3-run 6th inning. Harrison Parker earns the win in relief of starter Dillon Mull, with Zach Brittain getting his first save with scoreless 7th. Gerard Chamra RBI single scores Garrett Capaforte for 1-0 Garner lead in the 1st. Dylan Wheeler RBI single plates Chamra to narrow the good guys deficit to 3-2 in 6th. Capaforte hustling home on errant Caps throw to knot it 3-3 before Banks game-winning knock. Garner win after pounding Broughton 13-1 Tuesday earns the sweep of their summer series.

Junior team edged in Broughton final at bat
Garner Junior squad surrenders three runs in the Broughton 6th to fall 7-6. Will Lee lead off walk opens the Garner 3-run 6th and Josh Grimmett & starter Michael Hamling singles load the bases. Rafael Morrera sac fly for gives Garner (4-2) the lead and Grimmett races home to extend the margin to 5-3. Addison Norris hot grounder knocks in Hamling for 6-3 Garner Jr lead after six before the Junior Caps rally for the win. Grimmitt takes the loss in relief with Hamling 4IP, 4Ks,

Trojan swimmers win for Hampton Ridge Swimming
At Hampton Ridge Swimming: Eric Croteau, Evan Peeler, Evan Wright and Bernardo Gilbert win their Medley Relay with a time of 2:06.9 & Olivia Gnall, Addie Band, Carson Brown, and Kathryn Kroll win medley relay in 2:23.85. Band, Emily Croteau, Gnall, & Kroll 2nd in free relay 2:09.64. Croteau, Peeler, Gilbert, & Wright win their freestyle relay with a time of 1:55.6

Jun 20

Davis, Mitchell lead Garner Summer League sweep over Broughton

Jackson Mitchell 4 RBIs leads Garner Senior squad 13-1 over Broughton and complete the Summer League sweep for Garner. Starter Jonathon Davis allows just one unearned run in his start, with 3Ks. Gerard Chamra slams solo homer in the 4th after Garner (4-1) posts 7-run 3rd inning which included Mitchell 2-RBI double. He added 2-RBI triple in the 1st.  Chamra has 2RBI, Garrett Capaforte, Alex Bloom, Malik Stephens add RBI for the Senior squad who travels to Broughton Thursday.

Rafeal Morrera two triples, 2 RBI leads the Junior team to 10-6 win over Broughton. Zach Roddenberry, Josh Grimmett, Addison Norris add RBI’s for Garner (4-1). Harrison Garner gets the win in relief of starter Brodie Banks.

Jun 19

Trojan 4X200 claims New Balance Nationals title

RJ Terry (’18) Prestige Bellamy (’18) Randolph Ross (’19) & Jacobi Asor-Sallaah (’18) capture the New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite 4x200m title.  The relay team recorded the 2nd best 4×400 time, 3:34.82. Jonah Ross (’20) finishes 2nd in the New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite 100m finals with school record 11.97. Terry ran 21.67 in 200m good for 5th & scored 10.82 in 100m & Tom Horton (’20) records 39-7¼ in the triple jump & Darien Adams (’17) records 20-6½ in long jump in the prestigious national event.

Jun 16

Summer teams sweep Cary

Garner pounds out 12 hits and Zach Brittain pitches 4 innings with just two hits allowed in 10-3 win over Cary. Tyler Gillespy, Garrett Capaforte, Graham Wilkins and Gerard Chamra record two hits each. Noah Kieft and Nolan McLean add RBIs for the Senior squad who improves to 2-1.

Rafeal Morrera triples and scores on wild pitch for 10-9 Junior team win over Cary. Will Lee goes 3-3 with two RBI, Morrera 2-3 with the triple and RBI double. Josh Grimmett gets the win in relief for Garner (2-1)

Jun 13

Summer Team baseball edged at Fuquay

The Bengals get last at-bat game winners in the Junior and Senior game vs Garner. The Senior squad surrenders 3 in the 7th to drop 4-3 decision at Fuquay. Noah Kieft 2-RBI single in the 1st stakes Jonathon Davis to 2-1 lead the Senior squad until the 6th. Garrett Capaforte drives in Nick Ward to extend the Garner lead to 3-1 before the last inning rally drops the Trojans to 1-1. Tyler Gillespy, Dylan Wheeler (who records 5K’s in two scoreless innings of relief) & Alex Bloom record hits for the good guys who host Cary Thursday night.

Junior team also edged with 3-run final rally by the Junior Bengals 8-7. Michael Hamling starts and goes 3-3 with 3RBIs, Addison Norris goes 3-3 with RBI to lead Garner who bangs out 13 hits. Jake Good, Bryson Galloway and Josh Grimmett register RBI for Garner (1-1).

The Trojans cannot thank Wendy and Cindy and their staff enough for their support of our Trojans!

Jun 12

2017 Graduation Ceremony video

Class of 2017 Graduation ceremony

(ceremony begins at 20:40)

Jun 12

Garner CCSSL teams open with sweep over Fuquay

Gerard Chamra & Nick Ward 2-RBI each to back Dillon Mull 5 innings, 5-hit pitching in Garner Senior Summer team 7-5 win over Fuquay to open the Central Carolina Scholastic School League summer season. Mull (2-4), Noah Kieft (2-4) & Noah Carawan had RBI’s in the 8-hit performance. Rematch at the Bengals Tuesday night 6:20PM

Addison Norris and Josh Grimmett combined 10K, 4-hitter in the Junior Team 7-3 win over Fuquay. Will Lee bases-loaded triple gives Garner the go-ahead run in their 3rd. Lee was 2-2 with 4RBIs on the day. Michael Hamling, Colby Bloom, Harrison Garner and Bryson Galloway 1-2 each. They open Tuesday’s DH at Fuquay 4:30PM.

May 19

Trojan Track at the NCHSAA Championship

RJ Terry finishes 3rd in the State in the 100m finals at the 2017 NCHSAA 4A Track Championships. Randolph Ross claims 3rd in the high jump. Matthew Butler takes 5th in the shot put and Terry adds a 5th in the 200m finals for Gary George’s GNRC Champion squad who finish 13th in the team standings among the 60 team field:

NCHSAA 4A State Championship

Greensboro, NC on May 19, 2017

12.74 13
10.80 3
10.96 1
22.20 5
6-4 3
50-3 5

May 18

Winter-Spring Sports Awards

Congrats to the Garner program for earning the 2017 Wells Fargo Cup for the Greater Neuse River Conference for combined highest standing in all sports.

Other results from the Winter-Spring Sports assembly we gleamed from social media (hope to have complete list later):

Alex Reed, GNRC Basketball Player of the Year; Eddie Gray, Coach of the Year: Player of the Year: All-GNRC: Alex Reed, Kenyon Burt, Demetric Horton, Trayvon Ferrell; Sportsmanship: Donovan Evans

Mikayla Brumbles, GNRC Softball Pitcher of the Year; Coach Moe Barbour GNRC Coach of the Year; Mikayla Brumbles named Varsity MVP;  All-Conference: Brumbles, Libby Bynum, Kira Jackson, Haleigh Joyner, Krissy D’Arco, Kari Sutton; Academic All-Conference: Brumbles, Bynum, Jackson, Sutton, Sam Armstrong, Ashton Harris, Krissy D’Arco, Kristina Cardenas, Susan Jones, Sydney Jones, Kaitlyn Robeson

Nolan McLean – GNRC Baseball Player of the year; Coach Derik Goffena GNRC Coach of the Year; All-GNRC: Brett Banks, Tyler Gillespy, Wellington Guzman, Chris Roddenberry, Noah Gallogly; Sportsmanship Award: Malik Stephens

Noel Buitrago, Carrington Clack Swimming MVP: All-GNRC: Buitrago, Clack, Hailey Phillips, Andrew Young, Evan Wright, Scott Barbeau, Dalton Forster, Dennis Parker;  All-Academic Swimming GNRC team: Buitrago, Cody Carpenter, Dalton Forster, Payton Nugent, Scott Truelove, Caroline French, Hope Harrington, Ashley Little, Scott Barbeau, Brayden Miley, Dennis Parker, Eloy Parrilla, Evan Wright, Emily Croteau, Jaleigh Durby, Kathryn Kroll, Samantha Marshall, Hailey Phillips, Jenna Tripp, Kayla Wyatt, Sean French, Robert Martin, Nick Oerter, Evan Parker, Addie Rand, Caitlin Burdish, Grayson Carey, Clack, Claire Getz, Olivia Gnall, Peyton Leischner, Caroline Truelove, Cassidy Wilson, Katelyn Carpenter, Arianna Gernhard Lexi Gibson, Olivia Stoltz; Sportsmanship: Kenny Dearstine, Caroline French; Trojan Award Nick Richard & Hope Harrington

Joseph Walls named GNRC Tennis Coach of the Year; Dillon Chavez – Sportsmanship Award; Jared Ingram, John Yokley, Spencer Kieft, Colton Wood – All Conference; Jared Ingram and Spencer Kieft– Most Outstanding Players Colton Wood – Trojan Award; Tyler Reyes, Sean Gilmartin, Will Dawson, Jasper Verstrat, Ian Mason, Sean Strickland, Colton Wood, John Yokley, Ricky Herrera, Wrenn Dawson, Cody Carpenter, Seth Bryan and Jared Ingram – Academic All Conference; Jared Ingram, Spencer Kieft, John Yokley and Colton Wood– Regional Qualifiers

Savannah Hamrick, All-GNRC Academic Lacrosse team

Kasey Adams Most Outstanding Varsity Soccer Player; All-GNRC: Anna Grossheim Kasey Adams, Morgan Thomas, Kayla Wyatt; Academic All Conference: Adams, Lily Schild ; Trojan award: Lily Schild: Sportsmanship Award Kiara De La Torre

Trey Capps, GNRC Golfer of the Year; Capps committed to William Peace University golf; All-GNRC Capps, Daniel Barbare; Colby Jackson; Morgan Sawyer earns Conference Sportsmanship Award

Bailey Benjamin earns Trojan Outstanding Player & Schindler receives the Trojan Award. Coach Burch previously shared the team All-Conference selections directly with the webpage: Bailey Benjamin  2nd Team Midfield (Guilford College Lacrosse recruit honored for his 100th career goal this season); Keion White 2nd Team Defense, Aaron Roberts   Honorable Mention  Attack; Randy Schindler Honorable Mention  Defense; Spencer Stephenson Honorable Mention  Goalie; Coach Burch earned “Man of the Year” honors for the conference.

Junior cheerleader Ashton Sims named All Conference, All Academic, and MVP for the Varsity Cheer squad

Kameron Bridgers Most Outstanding Wrestler; Austin Duncan Trojan Award recipient

RJ Terry, Jonah Ross earn Indoor & Outdoor Track Most Outstanding Player awards; Coach Gary George, GNRC Coach of the Year; Trojan Awards: Randolph Ross and Nelitza Dominguez Indoor season; Simeon Franklin, Sierra Moore and Naomi  Dolby for the Outdoor season: All-Conference: Jacobi Asor-Sallah, DJ Harris, RJ Terry, Ramone Jeffers, Ralph Vieux, Ellison Moore, Randolph Ross, Matthew Butler. Roderic Christian. Simeon Franklin. Izaiah Houston, James McMillan, Donvan Evans, Prestige Bellamy, Marrabbi Brown, Andrea Robinson, Jacquelin Perez, Sierra Moore, Nelitza Dominquez, Jhanay Chenault, Fedlise Paku, Shayla Guy, Kiki Peeples, Rebecca Ajala 

Information harvested from the News and Observer (5/30/17) and various social media posts. The webpage admins will try to be available by email, social media and attend more events in the future so information can be received or they may wish you to get your Trojan info from http://www.wakecountyathletics.com/garnerhs 

May 17

Trojan seniors earned GEF Scholarships

The Garner Educational Foundation awarded their 2017 Scholarships:
Susie Knabe received the Mayor of Garner Educational Scholarship, given to a student who intends to pursue a career in education. Amy Kelly and Caroline Bryan each received National Pawn Scholarships; Christine Wilkins, the Miss Garner Scholarship Pageant Scholarship; Jasmine Atkinson, the R.W. Moore Scholarship; and Laura Austin, the Marjorie Barefoot Opportunity Scholarship.

Libby Bynum received the Red Star Oil Scholarship; Noel Buitrago, the Don and Betty Rohrbaugh Family Scholarship; Sarah Smith, the Garner Town Council Scholarship; and Spencer Phillips, the Caroline Ball Family Foundation Scholarship.

On May 15th, Garner Magnet High School held the Senior Class Academic Awards Ceremony. The 151 seniors of the Class of 2017 were recognized as Distinguished Honor Graduates, 58 as Honor Graduates, and 25+ other students who were scholarship recipients. Scholarship monies awarded to students of the Class of 2017 totaled more than $6 million! 

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