Jul 17

Senior team drops finale, heads to playoffs

Garner Senior Summer squad falls to Holly Springs in their regular season finale 8-4 but will advance to playoffs with 11-3 record. Nick Ward speeds home on wild pitch after singling to knot the game 4-4 in the 6th but HS rallies with 4-run 7th for the win. With the playoff clinched, Coach Beck is able to use the whole roster, using four pitchers. Graham Wilkins 2-RBI single & sac fly from Ward puts Garner up 3-0 after one. Starter Garrett Capaforte pitches two scoreless before giving way to Aiden Edwards. Ultimately 12 runners left on doom the good guys. Zach Brittain, Brett Banks also log innings for good guys who will play Panther Creek at Lee County Thursday, 7PM

JV finishes 10-3-1
Coach Tommy Mitchell’s Junior team downs Holly Springs 4-2. Ryan Macurdy, running for starter Josh Grimmett who singled, races home on wild pitch to tie it 1-1 in 2nd. Michael Hamling sac fly scores Jake Turner for 2-1 lead in 3rd. Hamling triple in 6th and Bryson Galloway knocks him in. Rafael Morrera RBI for the final Junior team score.