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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 15, hitting four from the arc, as 13 Garner players tally buckets. Clayton Coach Denny Medlin, Garner Class of 1988 and former player for our Coach, presented him the game ball at the end of the game. Coach Gray, Garner Class of 1970 graduate, earns his 500th in his 27th year at the helm of the Trojans. His career includes the 2015 4A NCHSAA title, 16 conference championship and 29 collegiate and professional athletes. Well done Coach Gray!

Trojan Sports Network archive broadcast of Coach Gray’s 500th win

HSOT Coverage of Coach Gray’s 500th

Garner-Cleveland coverage of Trojans 80-59 win

 

GAR 18 23 21 18 80
CLA 11 16 11 21 59

Points: KD Burt 22, Demetric Horton 15, Marque Maultsby 8, Alex Reed 8, Donovan Evans 5, Keion White 5, Ian Johnson 4, Milan Harrison 3, Trayvon Ferrell 2, Omari Harris 2, Sal-Bey Young 2, Corey Marrow 2, Mehki Townes 2;

Notes: KD Burt reaches 20th all-time in Garner history with 678 points, passing JaShaun Smith. Alex Reed is now 8th all-time with 1,206 points. The Senior Class of 2017 now has 75 career wins, a new school record (breaking the mark set by the 2016 Seniors.) Garner basketball in the past 4 years now 190-10

 

18-2, 10-0 Trojans celebrate #500 and GNRC win 53 straight

JV Trojans win 60th consecutive
Coach Bloms JV Trojans blast the Comets 48-30 to extend their school record 60 straight wins. Todd Burt 11 points leads a balanced Trojan scoring attack, Donovan Brown 10 points with 11 Trojans scoring. Daiveon Dunn and Burt have 5 rebounds each with Jon-Anthony Johnson recording 8 assists for the 18-0 squad headed to Knightdale Friday night.

JV girls drop their GNRC road match at Clayton 37-29; The varsity squad falls 62-44. Garner was led by Sirenna Pitts with 17. All four teams return to action at Knightdale Friday night beginning with the JV girls at 4PM.