Garner upsets Cardinal Gibbons to advance in NCHSAA Playoffs

Noah Kieft & Malik Stephens two hits, 2RBI each in Garner 10-3 upset of #3 Cardinal Gibbons to advance to the NCHSAA 4A Baseball 3rd round. South Carolina commit Xavier Bussey two hits, RBI, Graham Wilkins two hits and scored twice for the 14-seed Trojans (18-7) who avenge an earlier loss this season to the Crusaders. Brett Banks who also had RBI, Dylan Wheeler & Garrett Capaforte allowed just 5 hits to shut down the top seed in the bracket. Capaforte pitched 1.2IP of hitless relief and also had RBI, closed out the win. Garner will travel to #6 New Bern for Round 3 Tuesday, May 15th 6PM
2018 NCHSAA 4A Baseball Playoffs

Lady Trojans fall to #3-seed Heritage 9-0. Virginia Wesleyan commit senior Krissy D'Arco two hits for Garner (17-4) in her final Trojan appearance. Louisburg commit Haleigh Joyner, Hannah Kennovin and Kaitlyn Robeson record hits for Coach Moe Barbour's squad in their season finale. The Class of 2018 posted 58 wins in their 3-years: Ashton Thomas, Ashton Harris, Krissy D'Arco, Haleigh Joyner, Hannah Kennovin, Kari Sutton, Sam Weidner & Sam Armstong