Feb 25

Trojans playoff run ends in NCHSAA Round 3

Garner has their NCHSAA run end with home 63-60 loss to Leesville Road. The Trojans suffer a woeful 2-18 shooting from the arc during their comeback, as they trailed almost the entire game to the Pride. Garner manages just 43% from the floor while Leesville consistent made crucial baskets to thwart any comeback, hitting 56% from the floor. The reliable Garner press causes 17 turnovers but the Trojans manage just 12 points off the turnovers. The GNRC Champions manage to hold a rebound margin off 33 misses by corralling 20 offensive rebounds of their 29 total but a mere 10 points on those putbacks. Senior captain Alex Reed finishes his final Trojan game with 17 to lead the team in his 113 and final varsity start with 11 rebounds. He recorded 12 double-doubles in his senior year.

Trojans NCHSAA loss on the Trojan Sports Network

NOTE: Alex Reed finishes his Trojan career 6th all-time with 1,374 points and 905 rebounds. The Senior Class of 2017 attained a school record 84 wins and three straight NCHSAA 3rd round appearances & 2015 4A title.

The Trojans thank Tommy Sims (’86) Family for their support of our program and the Trojan Sports Network this season