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.