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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 lead allows the whole roster to play at least 5 minutes each. Alex Reed 16 points in career game 109 leads the balanced attack. Trayvon Ferrell scores 12 & Omari Harris 10 & KD Burt 10 points 8 rebounds for the regular season champs who will play Knightdale, 62-51 winners over Rolesville. Marque Maultsby adds 8 assists with his 7 points.

Highlights of the Trojans semifinal win over Clayton from Chris Lehman and the Trojan Sports Network

Conference Tournament

CLA 15 14 19 21 69
GAR 25 23 24 27 99

Points: Alex Reed 16, Trayvon Ferrell 12, Omari Harris 10, KD Burt 10, Demetric Horton 9, Keion White 8, Corey Marrow 8, Marque Maultsby 7, Mehki Townes 7, Donovan Evans 4, Milan Harrison 4, Wellington Guzman 2, Ian Johnson 2.

Trojan Sports Network archive broadcast of Trojan’s GNRC Tourney semifinal win