Jul 10

McLean homer leads Trojan rally at M.Creek

Nolan McLean crushes 2-run homer & doubles in Garner Summer League 10-6 win at Middle Creek. McLean doubles, steals third and scores when Garrett Capaforte hustles to first in the 5th inning for Garner (9-2) lead. Graham Wilkins bases-loaded walk for 7-5 lead they would not relinquish. Zach Brittain takes over for starter Dillon Mull who goes four innings with just two earned runs allowed. MC takes advantage of three Garner errors to take 5-4 lead after three after Wilkins RBI single and Carawan RBI double put the good guys up 3-0 in the 1st. Alex Bloom RBI single plates Will Lee to tie it 5-5 in 4th. McLean crushes 2-run homer toward downtown Cary for 9-6 Garner 7th inning lead & Noah Carawan RBI triple plate Capaforte for the 10-6 final score. Brittain gets the win in relief and Jonathan Davis nails it down with 1-2-3 final inning. Rematch Tuesday at S.Garner Field.

Junior team 4-game win streak ends
Starter Josh Grimmett has 2 RBIs and pitches 3 innings, allowing one earned run with 3Ks in the Junior team 7-3 loss at Middle Creek. Bryson Galloway knocks in Rafael Morrera who doubled for 1-0 Garner lead in the 1st. The Junior team falls to 8-3 this summer.