Nov 17

Garner blasts Green Hope 51-0 in NCHSAA opener

Garner opens their 32nd straight NCHSAA appearance with a thorough 51-0 destruction of Green Hope. Senior captain Collin Eaddy scores four times in his 110 yard in the first half to lead a dominating ground game and the Trojan defense records their 5th shutout of the season, holding the Falcons to net (-8) for the game including (-48) rushing for the game. Anthony Stephenson adds 34-yard TD run, Braxton Brokeborough hits paydirt from 7 yards away & DJ Holloway scores from 5 yards with the Trojans 7th rushing score of the night. Noah Giroux 23-yard FG completes the scoring and add 6 PAT’s. Austin Stallings & two Marcus Davis fumble recoveries gives the Trojan defense 44 takeaways (school record  is 46 by the 2012 team). The Falcons net (-8) yards allowed is new program record (breaks 2000 record 7 yards allowed vs S.Johnston in 63-0 win). The #2 Trojans (11-1) will host Richmond County (9-3), 28-14 winners over Millbrook, Friday, Nov. 25th at S.Garner Field where Garner is now 6-0.

Outstanding Highlights of the Trojans playoff win from Chris Lehman and the Trojan Sports Network

Rushes-Yards 14-(-48) 43-210
Comp-Att-Yards 7-13-40 6-9-72
GHO 0 0 0 0 0
GAR 21 13 14 3 51


GAR–Collin Eaddy 22 run (Noah Giroux kick); GAR–Braxton Brokenborough 7 run (Giroux kick); GAR–Anthony Stephenson 26 run (kick failed); GAR–Collin Eaddy 6 run (Giroux kick); GAR–Collin Eaddy 1 run (Giroux kick); GAR–Collin Eaddy 16 run (Giroux kick); GAR–DJ Holloway 5 run (Giroux kick); GAR–Noah Giroux 23 FG.


Rushing: Collin Eaddy 16-110 yards, 4TD; Prestige Bellamy 5-39, Anthony Stephenson 3-28 yards, TD; DJ Holloway 3-20yards TD, Donovan Evans 5-10, Braxton Brokenborough 7-10 yards, TD; Maki Reed-Jones 3-(-3), Cody Carpenter 1-(-4).

Passing: C.Eaddy 0-1-0-0, B.Brokenborough 5-7-62 yards C.Carpenter 1-1-10-0.

Receiving: Chester Crowder 2-29 yards, Justin Lewis 2-22 yards; Collin Eaddy 1-12 yards; Keion White 1-9 yards

Season facts: Trojans +200 yards rushing 8 in 12 games; Total offense differential (total gained vs total allow by opp) 182 pg most since 2000 (251pg); Garner 8.25 points allowed, lowest since 2000 with 6.8ppg (school record 1988 5.8ppg); 16th time in school history with 9 or more game win streak; 23rd NCHSAA opening round win in last 32 appearances; 5th shutout of the season for Garner (11-1), scores +50 for 7th time this year, new school record; 11 wins for the 12th time since 1997; Collin Eaddy 4 rushing TD’s to tie Josh Oglesby with 35 for 5th all-time for Garner; Garner’s 4th game without a turnover; 3 fumble recoveries gives Garner 44 takeaways for the season (school record is 46 by the 2012 State Championship finalist

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