Dec 28

Trojans roll into Holiday Tournament finals

Alex Reed 21 points, 10 rebounds and front court mate KD Burt 22 with 8 boards over powers Cox Mill 77-58 to advance to the finals of The John Wall Holiday Invitational. Garner starts fast, similar to their opener but fails to trail by less than 10 en route to the semifinal win. Demetric Horton and Trayvon Ferrell each scored 11 points. Omari Harris plays absolute stellar defense to hold highly-rated Chargers recruit to just 7 points. #2 Garner (9-1) will face top-ranked Heritage (10-0) Friday night 6:50PM at Broughton’s Holiday Gym

EXCITING Highlights from Chris Lehman and the Trojan Sports Network

SLIDESHOW of Trojan win from HighSchoolOT

John Wall Holiday Tournament

GAR 13 21 21 22 77
COX 5 12 22 19 58

Points: KD Burt 22, Alex Reed 21, Demetric Horton 11, Trayvon Ferrell 11, Omari Harris 8, Marque Maultsby 2, Mehki Townes 2

Trojan Sports Network archive broadcast

Reed career scoring total reachesĀ 1,053 career total, good for 9th all-time in Garner basketball history, passing Paul Hicks (’76) 1,045; Today’s win is Coach Eddie Gray (’70) 491st career win.

JV Trojans earn 3rd straight Holiday Tournament final
JV TrojansĀ make it 52 straight with a 71-45 drubbing of Millbrook. Garner (10-0) ousts the Wildcats for the third straight year in the Athens Drive JV Holiday Tournament. Daiveon Dunn leads Garner with 17, Daiveon Carrington has 13 with team-high 8 rebounds and Garrett Capaforte pumps in 11. The JV Trojans own the boards with huge 28-14 margin and shoot a blistering 62% while holding the Wildcats to just 46% and forcing 18 turnovers. Coach Bloms’ squad who will face Athens Drive Thursday night 7:15PM in the finals. JV Jags down Broughton with an incredible 22-point comeback in the 2nd half for the 62-57 win.

Freshman team was scheduled for 2PM consolation game Wednesday at the Tarboro JV Invitational vs Knightdale. No result received to report yet.