Two-time All-Pioneer League Greg Milhouse (’12) earns free agent contract with the NFL’s NY Giants. The Campbell defensive end impressed the scouts with a stellar pro day and outstanding performance in the NFLPA Bowl. Milhouse records 3 QB hurries & two tackles in the NFLPA Senior Bowl in Carson City CA. Milhouse twice with tackles on goal-line plays for Coach Mike Holmgren’s American defense to force National team FG’s to earn high ratings from the NFL scouts. Milhouse earned All-Pioneer League honors for the 2nd straight year.
Freshman Brett Banks throws a complete game 1-hitter in Garner baseball 5-1 win at W.Johnston. Trevor Blalock RBI scoring Cody Jones caps a 4-run 4th inning to put the Trojans up for good and give Banks all the runs he needed. Banks has six scoreless innings with 6 K’s as the Trojans pick up their 8th GNRC win. Tyler Gillespy scores on Noah Gallogly single to knot the game & Cody Jones singles to load bases in critical 4th. Jack Elliott hit by a pitch with the bases full, brings in Wellington Guzman for 2-1 lead & Gallogly races home on wild pitch before Blalock’s big hit. Elliott doubles to open the 6th and scores on a wild pitch for the final run of the night. Garner returns to Fuquay Saturday for JV/varsity doubleheader starting at 1PM
Lady Trojans 17 game win streak ends at W.Johnston as Garner leaves 10 runners on base in their first GNRC loss of the season. Krissy D’Arco RBI single scores Libby Bynum who was 2-3 & reaches base 3 times, cut WJ lead 4-1 in 4th. Ashton Harris, who plays an outstanding defensive game, RBI scores Haleigh Joyner in the 5th for the only runs, Garner (18-3) who has scored more than 10 runs 12 times this season, is held to their season low scoring to fall to 11-1 in the conference. Garner maintains their conference lead over the Wildcats by one game. They finish their regular season next week vs Rolesville.
JV Trojans drop 5-4 decision at W.Johnston.
Sam Armstrong twice doubles with the bases loaded for 4 RBI to lead the Lady Trojans past W.Johnston 6-3. Armstrong provides the offense Sam Weidner needs to pace Garner (18-2) to their 17th straight win and stay undefeated in the GNRC (11-0). Armstrong gets the good guys on the board in the 3rd with her 2-RBI double. Kira Jackson reaches in 4th, steals second; Alisha Josey RBI double knocks her in for 3-0 margin where it stays until the Wildcats plate two in their 5th. Armstrong does it again when the Trojan load the bases in the 6th. Same two teams Friday night.
The Wildcats use a 5-run first to lead Garner and survive a Trojan 7th inning rally for the 9-5 win at Trojan Park. Trevor Blalock has 2-RBI double & Garner (7-4 in the GNRC) get RBI from Wellington Guzman, senior captain Cody Jones & Xavier Bussey. Noah Gallogly records 3.1 innings of one-run relief of starter JD Kennovin, with Chris Roddenberry and Eric Rodriguez making relief appearances as well. Same two teams face off at WJ Friday night.
JV Baseball wins 10-3 with Jonathan Davis going the distance.Malik Stephens & Brett Banks with RBI
Senior Captains Jordan Hudson and David Stewart advance to the GNRC Tennis Semifinals earning 3rd place in doubles for our Garner Trojans and have qualified for the NCHSAA Regionals. Junior Jared Ingram claimed 3rd in the conference and has qualified for Regional singles next Friday at Millbrook Exchange Park
Lady Trojans lacrosse drops narrow 7-5 decision to Terry Sanford; The men’s team drops their match with Millbrook at Trojan Stadium
JV softball recognizes exchange student Tereza Kuzelova, who makes 3 terrific defensive plays for Garner at the last JV game at Trojan Park.
Sports physicals for GMHS student athletes will be offered on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the physical will be $20 per student due the evening of the physical, with all proceeds returned to the athletic program at GMHS (If you are paying with a check please make payable to “Garner Trojan Club“.) This event is sponsored by loyal GMHS supporters Raleigh Orthopaedic Group and Garner Family Practice. It will be held at GMHS in the Auxiliary Gym (Small Gym).
To receive a physical the student athlete must arrive with a completed and signed Garner High School Athletic Participation Form and GF Concussion Form. No exceptions will be made. Forms are available to download at the right or from Mr. Guerrero’s office Room 327, or in the front office at GMHS. Please note if you have other forms that need to be filled out, ie for Middle School, Pop Warner, Boy Scouts, Camps, etc, you must bring that form with you. We are not capable of completing these following your physical.
Alisha Josey and Haleigh Joyner homer each for second straight game and #2 Garner softball uses 10-run second inning for 15-1 run-rule destruction of Knightdale. Sam Weidner goes the distance for the 17-2 Lady Trojans in their 16th straight win. Josey sac fly scoring Kira Jackson opens their scoing & Joyner follows with her 3rd big fly of the year for 2-1 lead they would not relinquish. Josey blasts her 7th, a 2-run shot, in the 2nd when the good guys send 13 batters to the plate. Sydney Jones & Jackson RBI doubles, with Libby Bynum, Joyner and Kari Sutton all scoring on wild pitches. Joyner torrid hitting continues, just missing another homer with double off the wall in left, scoring on Ashton Harris RBI and completes her night with rip up the middle for 2-RBI. Garner improves to 10-0 in the GNRC headed to showdown with second place W.Johnston Tuesday night 7PM at Trojan Park.
Eric Rodriguez pitches 4 inning, 3-hit start in Garner baseball 7-2 home win over Knightdale. Colin Pippin leads off Garner 1st with double, Tyler Gillespy moves him to third, scores on Wellington Guzman RBI. Noah Gallogly RBI follows for 2-0 lead. After Noah Kieft one-out single in Garner 2nd, Seth Bryan running scores on Pippin hit for 3-0 margin. Noah Giroux lead off triple in the 4th & scores on wild pitch, & Bryan scores again on Tyler Gillespy infield hit for 5-1 Garner lead. Chris Roddenberry relieves Rodriguez. After the Knights are able to load the bases, Roddenberry strikes out the third out to leave three. Gallogly 2nd RBI of the night plates Gillespy & captain Cody Jones deep fly to left scores Guzman for 7-1 Trojan lead after six. The Knights get a run off Gillespy in the final frame to send the Trojan faithful home happy for the night. Trojans improve to 7-3 in the GNRC, host conference leader W.Johnston Tuesday night at Trojan Park.
Garner JV run-rules the Knights for the 2nd time in their 3-win week, 17-0. Alex Bloom 2-RBI triple & RBI single, Joseph Carawan 2-RBI double & RBIS from Dylan Wheeler (2) Malik Stephens, Graham Wilkins, & Nick Ward provide ample offense for Noah Brinkley complete game shutout for the 12-3 JV Trojans.
Garner tennis drops their regular season finale to Fuquay-Varina 6-3. The Trojans are 15-6 overall, 11-3 GNRC:
Jared Ingram (G) d. M. DeLange (FV) 2-6, 6-1, 10-8
Jordan Hudson (G) d. E. Dersham (FV) 6-2, 6-1
I. Dersham (FV) d. David Stewart (G) 3-6, 6-3, 10-2
N. Brugler (FV) d. Jason Clifford (G) 1-6, 6-1, 10-4
C. Brugler (FV) d. John Yokley (G) 6-1, 6-0
C. Laviska (FV) d. Spencer Kieft (G) 7-6 (3), 6-0
R. Walzer/I. Dersham (FV) d. Jordan Hudson/David Stewart (G) 8-5
E. Dersham/C. Laviska (FV) d. Jared Ingram/Spencer Kieft (G) 9-7
Jason Clifford/Blake Weatherspoon (G) d. R. Pearson/M. Yeargan (FV) 8-3
Colton Wood/Dillon Chavez lost 8-4 in doubles
John Faison/Scott Truelove lost 8-6 in doubles
Xavier Marsh/Ian Mason lost 8-1 in doubles
Grace Bondurant 2 goals and an assist in Lady Trojans soccer 5-1 win at Harnett Central. Garner maintains 2nd in the GNRC at 9-1. Sarah Dancausse and Lily Schild a goal and a assist each. Kasey Adams records a goal & Ally Mitchell an assist. They return to action Monday at Trojan Stadium vs Clayton.
Tennis sweeps Rolesville
Garner tennis closes out GNRC play with 9-0 sweep of Rolesville to improve to 11-3 in the conference, 15-5 overall. Regular season finale Thursday at Fuquay-Varina:
Jared Ingram (G) d. D. Dodson (R) 6-1, 6-2
Jordan Hudson (G) d. W. Pritzlaff (R) 6-4, 6-2
David Stewart (G) d. B. Tellez (R) 6-1, 6-0
Jason Clifford (G) d. N. Stewart (R) 6-0, 6-0
John Yokley (G) d. G. Henriquez (R) 6-0, 6-1
Spencer Kieft (G) d. H. Khadri (R) 6-1, 6-0
Jordan Hudson/David Stewart (G) d. W. Pritzlaff/B. Tellez (R) 8-4
Jared Ingram/Spencer Kieft (G) d. G. Henriquez/H. Khadri (R) 8-2
Jason Clifford/Blake Weatherspoon (G) d. N. Stewart/I. Feeley (R) 8-1
Ivan Guerra/Phoenix Tiller lost 7-9 in doubles
Baseball splits non-conference contest to Riverside
Tyler Gillespy goes 3-4, with 3RBI in Garner 9-5 loss conference loss to Durham Riverside. Wellington Guzman RBI for the Trojans who return to GNRC play Thursday vs Knightdale at Trojan Park.
JV Trojans win 11-3 over Riverside to improve to 12-3 for the season.
JD Kennovin pitches complete game with no earned runs in 13-4 Trojan win at Knightdale. Senior captain Cody Jones 4-4 at the dish with 3 doubles and 2 RBI leads a Garner (6-3 in the GNRC) hit parade with 18 hits on the evening. Noah Gallogly has 2-RBI on 3 hits and Noah Kieft, Garrett Capaforte, Collin Pippen, Jack Elliott each record RBI for the Trojans who host the Knights THURSDAY night 7PM at beautiful Trojan Park.
Alisha Josey, Haleigh Joyner and Brittany Kamphuis slam homers to back Kristina Cardenas complete game 16-1 softball win at Knightdale. Josey slams her 6th of the season, a 2-run shot scoring Kira Jackson in the 5-run 2nd inning. Joyner blasts her 2nd in as many weeks in the 5-run 3rd to blow the game open. Kamphuis connects for her first of the season in the 5th to complete the #2-ranked Lady Trojan scoring. Garner wins their 15th straight to improve to 16-2 and stay unbeaten in the conference. Joyner has 3RBI, Josey 3RBI, & the good guys score six on wild pitches.
Aidan Edwards complete game win in the JV Trojans 14-1 win at Knightdale. Alex Bloom has 3-RBI double, Gerard Chamra, Jonathan Davis, Jalen Holloman, & Nick Ward have RBIs for Garner who improves to 11-3
Trojan Tennis grabs 8-1 victory over West Johnston to improve to 14-5 overall, 10-3 in the GNRC
Jared Ingram (G) d. J. Fink (WJ) 6-1, 6-1
J. Simon (WJ) d. Jordan Hudson (G) 6-2, 1-6, 10-5
David Stewart (G) d. D. Atik (WJ) 7-5, 7-5
Jason Clifford (G) d. M. Bloodworth (WJ) 6-2, 6-1
John Yokley (G) d. G. Stephens (WJ) 6-1, 6-3
Spencer Kieft (G) d. A. Ryan (WJ) 6-1, 6-0
Jordan Hudson/David Stewart (G) d. J. Fink/M. Bloodworth (WJ) 8-1
Jared Ingram/Spencer Kieft (G) d. J. Simon/D. Atik (WJ) 8-0
Jason Clifford/Blake Weatherspoon (G) d. G. Stephens/A. Ryan (WJ) 8-4
Colton Wood/Scott Truelove won 8-1 in doubles
Due to the prediction of rain on Friday the Baseball and Softball games scheduled for here on Friday 4/22 vs. Knightdale have been moved up to Thursday 4/21. Game times are: JV Baseball @ 4:00, Varsity Softball @ 6:30 and Varsity Baseball @ 7:00.