May 04

Garner claims GNRC Baseball Championship

Dylan Wheeler 6.2 innings of 4-hit pitching leads Garner to the 2017 Greater Neuse River Championship with 3-2 win at Rolesville. Garner (17-7, 11-3 in the conference) wins their 9th straight and they await their top seed in the NCHSAA 4A Playoffs which begin next week. Jackson Mitchell & Noah Gallogly RBIs gives the good guys a 2-0 cushion after 5. Wheeler kept the Rams off the board with six shutout innings allowing a mere 3 hits. Gallogly deep drive for sacrifice fly scores Tyler Gillespy for 3-0 lead headed to the 7th. Rolesville scratches out two runs in their last at bat before Nolan McLean (2-4 at the dish) relieves for the final out to earn the save and the GNRC title heads back home to Garner. Coach Derik Goffena 3rd title in five seasons & Garner qualifies for the NCHSAA State Tournament for the 13th consecutive year.

Lady Trojans fall at Rolesville
The GNRC Champions drop their final regular season game 7-4 at Rolesville, halting their 15-game win streak. Garner (18-2) will still claim the top seed in the East for next week’s NCHSAA when seeding are announced this weekend. Savannah Ridley homers for the Lady Trojans, senior captain Kira Jackson 3-4 with RBI, Ashton Harris 2-3, Haleigh Joyner adds 2-RBI double for the Lady Trojans.

JV baseball earns 5-1 home win over Rolesville JV