Category Archive: Basketball

Feb 20

Trojans survive first round to advance in NCHSSA

Demetric Horton snags the biggest rebound of his Trojan career on Riverside missed free throw with 1.3 seconds left in Garner 80-78 win in their NCHSAA opener. The Pirates shoot a blistering 68% to threaten the Trojans (26-2) on their home floor where they entered 12-0 this season. KD Burt leads Garner with 26 points …

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Feb 19

Trojans open NCHSAA 4A Tournament play Tuesday

The 3rd seeded GNRC Champion Trojans open 2017 NCHSAA 4A Tournament play at home Tuesday, Feb. 21st  vs Durham Riverside at S.Garner 7PM

Feb 16

Garner captures the 2017 GNRC Championship

Top-seed Garner takes care of business with their 79-50 thrashing of Knightdale to win the 2017 GNRC Tournament Championship at Campbell. The Trojans head into the NCHSAA 4A Playoffs with 25-2 record and unblemished 17-0 vs conference foes. Coach Eddie Gray wins his 17th conference title and 60th consecutive win over conference opponents. Alex Reed …

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Feb 14

Garner advances to GNRC title game

Top-seed Garner easily handles the 5-seed Clayton 99-69 to advance to the Tournament title game at Campbell University Thursday night 8PM. Coach Eddie Gray’s Trojans (24-2) claim their 59th straight matchup vs conference opponent and 16th of this season, with 68% shooting and holding the Comets to 36% with 14 turnovers. Bolting to 48-29 halftime …

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Feb 13

Trojans blast WJohnston again, advance to GNRC Tourney semifinal

The top-seed Trojans make short work of #8-seed W.Johnston 85-46 in senior Alex Reed’s school record 108th varsity game. Reed surpasses Julius Barnes 2015 total, as the only two players in Garner history to log +100 games at the varsity level. KD Burt explodes for 22 points in just 15 minutes of action as Coach …

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Feb 09

Trojans blast Rolesville to finish GNRC unbeaten on record setting night

Garner ruins Rolesville Senior Night with a school record 110-73 win to complete their 14-0 conference regular season. Senior Alex Reed scores 22 in his school record tying 107th varsity game & KD Burt leads the Trojans with 24 with 13 rebounds. Demetric Horton also with 16 and Trayvon Ferrell tallies 12 & Marque Maultsby scores 11 and dishes …

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Feb 06

Trojans blast the Wildcats on Senior Night, clinch GNRC

The Trojan seniors, Alex Reed, Omari Harris, Ian Johnston, Wellington Guzman and Keion White enjoy their Senior Night thrashing of W.Johnston 101-50. A blistering 69% shooting as every player scores on the night GMHS celebrates Coach Gray’s 500th win. Garner had to wait due to the Wildcats cancelling their Jan. 26th game makeup game with the …

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Feb 03

Trojans down the Knights to clinch share of GNRC

Garner does not play one of their better games for the 4th time this season but for the 2nd time they escape with a win, 75-70 to extend their conference win streak to 54. Alex Reed posts a 22 point/14 rebound performance before an incredibly poor call fouls him out for the first time in …

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Jan 31

Coach Gray records historic win 500

Coach Eddie Gray records his 500th win in the Trojans 80-59 win at Clayton. Garner improves to 18-2 & 10-0 in the GNRC after posting their 53rd straight conference win. KD Burt leads the Trojans’ historic night with 22 points and 15 rebounds, including a huge 14 point/8 rebound first half. Demetric Horton pitches in …

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Jan 27

Coach Gray gets 499 in Trojans route of H.Central

Garner rolls to their 52nd consecutive GNRC win in 90-59 demolition of Harnett Central. Coach Eddie Gray reaches career win 499 of his storied 27 year Garner coaching career. Senior Alex Reed has a monster 24 point, 12 rebound game, with Demetric Horton pumping in 19 on five three’s, KD Burt 12 points all in …

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