Trojans advance to NCHSAA East semifinals with win at New Bern

Catawba Valley commit Malik Stephens triple, 2RBI & Campbell signee Tyler Gillespy RBI double in 14-seed Garner 8-6 win at New Bern in the NCHSAA 4A 3rd Round. Noah Kieft adds 3 hits, RBI & South Carolina signee Xavier Bussey 3 hits with double & triple with a steal & two hits including double & stolen base from Jackson Mitchell. Dylan Wheeler gets the win in relief of starter Garrett Capaforte with 2.2 innings of relief by Nolan McLean for the victorious Trojans who host SWAC foe #15 Apex (8-1 upset winners at #7 Pine Forest) in the East semifinals Friday, 4PM

Fuquay win over M.Creek (also SWAC) has three of final 8 teams left in 4A Championship from SWAC.